The 2015 World Gymnastics Championships in Glasgow playedhost to an unusual event Oct. 29 as two reigning all-around champions wenthead-to-head for the world all-around title. Simone Biles, the reigning World and US National all-around title holder, bestedgood friend and teammate Gabby Douglas, who took all-around gold at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, to take the title, but the 18-year old Texan's margin of victory wasn't huge.

Although the 18-year old Biles handily took first place during qualifiers by a virtually unheard of three-plus point marginover her nearest competitor (Switzerland's Giulia Steingruber), she was a little less than perfect during the finals, and finished in first place over silver medalist Douglas by a little more than a single point, 60.399 to the Olympic veteran's 59.316.

Romania's Larisa Iordache, who won silver in boththeall-around and the floor exercise at 2014's worlds in Nanning, came away with the bronze.

The outcome was a record-setting one for both Biles and Douglas.Biles became the first woman to claim three consecutive world all-around titles, and Douglas became the first reigning Olympic all-around champion to win an all-around medal at worlds since Yelena Davydova accomplished the feat in 1981.

2015 World Gymnastics Championships results: The ladies' all-around final

So how did the rest of the field fare? Here's a look at the full results.

  • 1. Simone Biles, USA, 60.399
  • 2. Gabby Douglas, USA 59.316
  • 3. Larisa Iordache, Romania, 59.107
  • 4. Chunsong Shang, China, 58.265
  • 5. Giulia Steingruber, Switzerland, 57.333
  • 6. Mai Murakami, Japan, 57.132
  • 7. Elsabeth Black, Canada, 56.758
  • 8. Laura Jurca, Romania, 56.732
  • 9. Asuka Teramoto, Japan, 56.131
  • 10. Elisabeth Seitz, Germany, 55.765
  • 11. Yan Wang, China, 55.741
  • 12. Carlotta Ferlito, Italy, 55.740
  • 13. Lieke Wevers, Netherlands, 55.632
  • 14. Tea Ugrin, Italy, 55.565
  • 15. Seda Tuthkhalian, Russia, 55.432
  • 16. Isabela Onyshko, Canada, 55.332
  • 17. Lisa Verschueren, Belgium, 55.299
  • 18. Lorrane Oliveira, Brazil, 55.031
  • 19. Rune Hermans, Belgium, 54.965
  • 19. Pauline Schaefer, Germany, 54.965
  • 21. Noemi Makra, Hungary, 54.865
  • 22. Ruby Harrold, Great Britain, 54.699
  • 23. Amy Tinkler, Great Britain, 54.098
  • 24. Flavia Lopes Saraiva, Brazil, 53.232

With three final events already in the books at the 2015 World Gymnastics Championships, Team USA has earned three medals, including Biles and Douglas' all-around wins and a gold in the ladies' team competition.

The action will continue Oct. 30 as the top qualifiers --including reigning world and Olympic champion Kohei Uchimura of Japan-- contest the men's all-around title.

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