Simone Biles has been named the best female athlete at the 2017 ESPY Awards, besting some of sports’ fiercest competitors to nab the title.
The Olympic gold medalist, 20, beat out tennis champion Serena Williams, WNBA star Candace Parker and record-breaking Olympic swimmer Katie Ledecky.
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Biles follows WNBA star and former University of Connecticut forward Breanna Stewart, who took the honor in 2016.
“Every since Rio, it has been an amazing year and the best part of it all was meeting the young people. I want to thank you all for believing in me, it means the world to me. So, thank you,” she said in her...