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Team Kellogg's Simone Biles Takes Home Five Gymnastics Medals For Team USA At The 2016 Olympic Games

First-time Olympian built on the motivation from teammates to realize her dreams and achieve her goals

Aug 17, 2016

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Aug. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Simone Biles, U.S. Olympic gymnast and member of Team Kellogg's, took the gold medal yesterday in the floor competition, bringing her total to five total medals at the Olympic Games. Biles finished with a score of 15.966 in the floor competition to win gold, adding to her collection of gold in the team competition, individual all-around and vault competitions, as well as bronze on balance beam.

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"I'm thrilled that I was able to share my first Olympic Games experience with my U.S. teammates," said Biles. "The support down here in Rio has been amazing – between my family, Team USA and Team Kellogg's I've felt so much love. This whole experience has been a dream come true."

What Gets Simone Biles Started? She credits her teammates. With an ever-expanding collection of medals and her own signature move, she's one of the best gymnasts in the world. So to get away from it all, she goes to… the gym. It's there with her teammates that Simone truly has fun and enjoys the sport. It's good to surround yourself with winners, on and off the mat. 

Watch Biles' #GetsMeStarted video, available on Kellogg's YouTube page, to learn more about her journey toward the 2016 Olympic Games. For more information about Biles and the rest of Team Kellogg's first-time Olympians and Paralympians, visit kelloggs.com/teamusa.

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 TEAM KELLOGG'S ATHLETES MAKE TEAM USA ROSTER FOR RIO 2016 OLYMPIC GAMES

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