Biles named Sportswoman of Year by Women’s Sports Foundation

Gymnastic Simone Biles won the all-around world championship.



Gymnast Simone Biles added another trophy to her case.

The 17-year-old won the Sportswoman of the Year award presented Wednesday night by the Women’s Sports Foundation. Olympic ice dance gold medalist Meryl Davis earned the honor in the team competition.

Biles defended her world all-around title in China last weekend, bringing home four gold medals and a silver. Davis and partner Charlie White won gold at the Sochi Olympics.

Marathon runner Tegla Loroupe of Kenya won the Billie Jean King Contribution Award. Skeleton silver medalist Noelle Pikus-Pace earned the Wilma Rudolph Courage Award.