10 August, 2022

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Simone Biles withdraws from the competition

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Editorial Dept. Voz de la Diaspora

American gymnast Simone Biles, who previously withdrew from two competitions at the Tokyo Olympics 2020, decided not to compete in the finals of the trestle and uneven bar categories.

The news was released by USA Gymnastics, through a statement:

“After further consultations with the medical staff, Simone Biles decided to withdraw from the finals of the event for trestle and symmetrical bars ".

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They assured that the young woman will continue to be evaluated daily to determine if she will compete in the final exercise on the floor and balance beam, previously, the athlete spoke about the importance of mental health:

“We have to protect our mind and our body, instead of going out to do what the world wants us to do ", so expressed it.

Simone Biles, of 24 year old, She is one of the greatest gymnasts of all time and stepped aside during a dramatic team competition on Tuesday, arguing concern for his mental health.

Biles withdrew from the Tokyo Olympics all-around individual competition 2020, to focus on your mental health, as announced by the United States.