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Olympia 2021: Simone Biles cancels participation in the individual competition

2021-07-28T06:46:53.547Z

Yesterday Simone Biles left the team competition, today the individual elimination will be canceled. The star gymnast wants to concentrate on her mental state.



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The four-time Rio Olympic champion Simone Biles

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Simone Biles has canceled her further starts in the gymnastics finals at the Summer Games in Tokyo.

The US Gymnastics Federation gave medical reasons for the decision on Wednesday.

The day before, the 24-year-old athlete dropped out of the team competition after the first of four rounds due to mental problems.

The US team finished second behind the ROC team and ahead of Great Britain.

One wants to see and wait to what extent Biles can and wants to take part in the other competitions, the association said.

The device finals are scheduled for the coming week.

Jade Carey will take your place.

tip / dpa / sid

Source: spiegel

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