Simone Biles poses backstage with Nastia Liukin during the Women’s Sports Foundation’s 35th Annual Salute to Women In Sports Awards held at Cipriani Wall Street on Wednesday evening (October 15) in New York City.
The 17-year-old back-to-back World Gymnastics Champion also took home the Sportswoman of the Year Award (individual), alongside ice dancer Meryl Davis.
Simone wrote in thanks on Instagram: “Such an amazing honor and blessing to be invited to the Womans Sports Foundation ((Billie Jean King is so amazing)) and to be named 2014 Sports Women Of The Year???????? I couldn’t have done it without y’all! You guys are the best ???? LOVE YOU????THANK YOU! Such a great night with amazing and super talented athletes! & HUGE congrats to @meryledavis for winning 2014 Sports Women Of The Year((team)) w/ her partner @charlieawhite ???????? thanks @nastialiukin for presenting my award???? love you so much!”
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