Simone Biles will compete in the balance beam final on Tuesday, her first since then pulling out USA Gymnastics announced Monday morning multiple competitions for mental health reasons.
Last Tuesday gymnastics star Withdrew in the middle of the team final Having stumbled upon landing during the vault. At a press conference afterward, Biles said she didn’t feel well mentally preparing for the event.
“I was just, like, shivering, I could barely take a nap. I’d never felt like this entering a competition before, and I tried to get out here and have fun,” said Biles.
Wednesday, American gymnastics announce That Biles also pulled out of the overall singles competition “in order to focus on her mental health.”
“We strongly support Simone’s decision and applaud her courage in prioritizing her well-being,” USA Gymnastics said in a statement at the time. “Her courage shows, once again, why she is a role model for so many.”
on Friday, Biles did a Q&A on Instagram She posted a training video to explain what she went through. She explained that mental blockages began to occur randomly the morning after the preliminary competitions.
“For anyone who says I quit. I have not simply left my mind and body out of sync,” she wrote.
The final balancing package will be Bayles Just a single shot In an Olympic medal.