Gymnastics: Biles lights up Rio, Instagram and the Kardashians

By Alexandra Ulmer RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – She has ratcheted up a million Instagram followers, exchanged tweets with reality star Kim Kardashian and been splashed on the cover of major American magazines. Teenage gymnastics phenomenon Simone Biles has vaulted herself to stardom with her bubbly personality and savvy use of social media – all while winning gold medals with the U.S. team and in the all-around women competition. "'Boa noite,' or 'Good night' in Portuguese,'' she chirped recently from Rio, posting a mirror selfie with fellow all-around women's finalist Aly Raisman in USA t-shirts, Biles donning a purple head wrap and Raisman buried under a face mask.

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