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Simone Biles serves as U.S.' Closing Ceremony flag bearer

Michelle Carter became the first woman to win gold in shot put, and the US women's basketball team enjoyed an average margin of victory of over 37 points on their way to a stunning sixth consecutive gold medal.

The one bronze and four gold medals are really weighing down Simone Biles.

Athletes from the United States pose for a selfie with Simone Biles at the 2016 Summer Olympics closing ceremony. Swimmer Katie Ledecky also came away with five medals (four golds, one silver) and put forth one of the most memorable performances for women's swimming, including when she outpaced her competition in the 800-meter freestyle by a whopping 11 seconds. The last time that happened was in 1936, when Alfred Jochim carried the flag bearer at the opening ceremony in Berlin.

Biles responded to the president's Tweet with her trademark enthusiasm.

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During the primetime broadcast of the Closing Ceremony, NBC joked that the long line of athletes filing in were held up because so many of them were busy taking selfies with Biles.

Other countries also used their closing ceremony flag-bearer position to showcase young standout talents who impressed at the Rio Games.

Biles dominated women's gymnastics at the Rio Games, her Olympic debut.

"As she entered a stadium full of flashing lights, Biles - only 4'8" tall - seemed to struggle with the flag as she marched alongside representatives from 206 other nations.

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