2016 Rio Olympics - Artistic Gymnastics - Victory Ceremony - Women's Individual All-Around Victory Ceremony - Rio Olympic Arena - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 11/08/2016. Simone Biles (USA) of USA bites her gold medal on the podium after winning the women's individual all-around final. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. - RTSMS3U
Simone Biles, now officially the best gymnast in the world after winning the gold medal in yesterday’s all-around, has a post-meet ritual that is #relatable.
Biles told ABC News on Wednesday, “It doesn’t even matter if I don’t win a self-gold, after every meet I have pizza. Pepperoni pizza.”
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Her longtime love for pizza is apparent from social media posts, such as this tweet from Biles that reads, “There’s no “we” in Pizza,” with a photo of the gymnast wearing a shirt bearing the same text.
Teammate and gold medalist of the all-around at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Gabby Douglas, tweeted, “All ourzzz,” tagging Simone Biles and including a photo of YouTuber Caspar Lee holding an impressive stack of 20 pizzas.
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