Houston, we have two gold medalists.
Two sensational Simones.
U.S. Olympians Simone Biles and Simone Manuel made Texas proud on Thursday night. They're both from the Houston area.
Biles, of Spring, Texas, won the individual all-around gold medal in women's gymnastics in the afternoon.
United States' Simone Biles bites her gold medal for the artistic gymnastics women's individual all-around final at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)
A few hours later, Manuel and 16-year-old Penny Oleksiak of Canada tied for the gold medal in the women's 100-meter freestyle, upsetting world-record holder Cate Campbell. Manuel is from Sugar Land, Texas.
United States' Simone Manuel celebrates after winning the gold medal in the women's 100-meter freestyle final during the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
Simone Manuel & Simone Biles holding it down for Houston and America.
Incredible Performances. #USA
— JJ Watt (@JJWatt) August 12, 2016
So did the Houston Astros ...
— Houston Astros (@astros) August 11, 2016