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#BLACKGIRLMAGIC: Gymnasts Simone Biles & Gabrielle Douglas Make HISTORY At World Championships!


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They came. They flipped. They conquered. That’s that #BlackGirlMagic! Get the deets on gymnasts Simone Biles and Gabrielle Douglas’ history making wins at the World Artistic Gymnastics Championships inside….

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A TRIPLE threat is coming through!

18-year-old Simone Biles rolled up to the 2015 World Artisitc Gymnastics Championships at The SSE Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland yesterday like a boss and took home the win! But that’s not all. Simone’s name went down in the history books after she became the FIRST woman to win three world all-around titles in a row. Read it again: She became the FIRST woman to win three world all-around titles in a row! YASSS!

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Simone gushed to the media after her win, "Everyone wanted the three-peat and I wanted it, so tonight I felt the pressure and it wasn't my best meet." She continued,"What surprises me is that it was a bad meet for me and to still come out on top with the largest margin of victory (of my three titles) was really crazy because I could have done so much better."

Won't he do it?!

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Coming in (very close) second place and nabbing the silver medal was Olympic gold mentalist Gabrielle Douglas, coming fresh off a 2-year break. She trailed behind Simone by 1.083 points. If you didn't know, Gabby is known for becoming the first Olympic women's all-around champion to medal at the World all-around competition since 1981. AND she's the first African-American to win the individual all-around event.

When asked about her comeback, she said, "I really wanted to prove everyone that my comeback was real. It wasn’t fake. It wasn’t for the fame.”

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These ladies gave all they had and came out victorious.  We're SUPER proud of them.

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Loves it! 


Peep some of their floor and beam work along with their post-competition interviews below:

Photos: Getty

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