Simone Biles Selected As Team USA Closing Ceremony Flag Bearer

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Simone Biles has certainly made history during the 2016 Rio Olympics, and she isn't done yet. After winning four gold medals, the first American gymnast to do so in a single games, she is now going to be the first female gymnast to be selected as a flag bearer.

"It's an incredible honor to be selected as the flag bearer by my Team USA teammates," Biles said, according to ABC News. "This experience has been the dream of a lifetime for me and my team and I consider it a privilege to represent my country, the United States Olympic Committee and USA Gymnastics by carrying our flag. I also wish to thank the city of Rio de Janeiro and the entire country of Brazil, for hosing an incredible Games."

Biles is the first gymnast to ever carry the flag at a closing ceremony. Congratulations Simone!

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