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Gymnast Simone Biles on fame, adoption and winning

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100 Women 2016: Gymnast Simone Biles on fame, adoption and meeting the President

29 November 2016 Last updated at 23:48 GMT

Gymnast Simone Biles talks to Rajini Vaidyanathan for the BBC”s 100 Women season about fame, adoption and meeting President Obama.

Produced by Kirsty Mackenzie.

What is 100 women?

BBC 100 Women names 100 influential and inspirational women around the world every year. We create documentaries, features and interviews about their lives, giving more space for stories that put women at the centre.

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