American athlete Simone Biles will not compete in the final individual all-round competition, it has been confirmed by USA Gymnastics.
In a statement released early on Wednesday morning Irish-time, it was revealed that Biles intends to focus on her mental well-being at this time.
After further medical evaluation, Simone Biles has withdrawn from the final individual all-around competition. We wholeheartedly support Simone’s decision and applaud her bravery in prioritizing her well-being. Her courage shows, yet again, why she is a role model for so many. pic.twitter.com/6ILdtSQF7o
— USA Gymnastics (@USAGym) July 28, 2021
Journalist Tara Harrison joined us on OTB Sports to discuss Simone Biles and you can watch that interview back here.