Simmone who is a 4-time OIympic gold medaIist awarded Presidental medal of freedonm.
She received the award from Joe Biden. Biden noted that Biles made history as the youոgest person to receive it.
Hearing that was undoubtedly a great honor for the gymnast and will forever remain in her memory as one of the most memorable days.
According to the White House, this medal is awarded to those who have made a great contributiօn to the country’s prosperity, national values, peace or other significant undertakings and achievements.
In addition to all ger achievements, Simone has also been recognized as a defender of victims of sexual violence.
Last year, Biles was among the athletes who testified in the sexual assault case against Lerry Nassar who used to be the doctor of USA.
In2018, the above-mentioned person was sentenced to up to 175years in prison on charges of sexuaIIy assaulting hundreds of girls and women.
At the Tokyo Olympics, she spoke about being abused by Nassar and linked it to her subsequent mental recovery.
After all that, she dropped out of several competitions in Tokyo due to her mental condition and problems.
She has also spoken many times about taking antid-depressants because of suffering from depression.
Biden also addressed Biles’ courage in his speech, praising her for speaking out on such difficult issues.
Hearing such things from the president was extremely exciting for her as well as encouraging her that we should never be afraid to speak up about our problems and also inform the world.
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