Simone Biles' father: 'Out of line'

Updated: October 10, 2013, 8:29 PM ET
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The parents of 16-year-old gymnast Simone Biles, who won the women's all-around gold medal at the world championships last week, aren't ready to forgive Italy's Carlotta Ferlito for a racist comment made during the competition but say their daughter is moving on.

"I found it very insulting," Biles' father, Ron, told USA Today Sports. "The racial comment was really out of line."

After fellow Italian Vanessa Ferrari and Ferlito finished fourth and fifth on the balance beam ...

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