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After Further Evaluation, Simone Biles Withdraws From Olympic Uneven Bars and Vault Finals

1 month ago   |   By Pop Sugar

After withdrawing from the women's artistic gymnastics Olympic team final and the all-around final earlier in the Tokyo Games, Simone Biles announced that she will also be withdrawing from the bars and vault finals slated for Sunday, Aug 1. Biles withdrew from the final events earlier this week citing her mental health , and she later went on to explain on her Instagram Stories that she is experiencing the " twisties ," where gymnasts lose their mind-body connection and physically can't identify where they are in the air during their flips. It is not only scary, but also dangerous if a...
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Simone Biles Withdraws From 2 More Tokyo Olympics Events, Will Be Replaced By Kayla Skinner On Vault

Simone Biles Withdraws From 2 More Tokyo Olympics Events, Will Be Replaced By Kayla Skinner On Vault

1 month ago   |   By Deadline

The world's greatest gymnast, Simone Biles, has bowed out of scheduled Olympic events for the third time this week. On Tuesday, she removed herself from women's team competition. On Thursday, Biles said she would not participate in the individual all-around final. On Friday - Saturday in Tokyo - U.S.A. Gymnastics issued a statement indicating that...
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Simone Biles Withdraws from Vault, Uneven Bars Finals at Olympics

Simone Biles Withdraws from Vault, Uneven Bars Finals at Olympics

1 month ago   |   By Mediaite

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Simone Biles has withdrawn from two Olympic finals events, USA Gymnastics announced on Friday.
“Today, after further consultation with medical staff, Simone Biles has decided to withdraw from the event finals for vault and the uneven bars,” the statement said.
“She will continue to be evaluated daily to determine whether to compete in the finals for floor exercise and balance beam.”
They announced MyKayla Skinner would be competing in the vault finals alongside Jade Carey .
After further consultation with medical staff, Simone Biles has decided to withdraw...
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