Simone Biles withdraws from the women’s individual final to focus on mental health

US gymnast Simone Biles has withdrawn from the individual all-around competition, citing a mental health issue.

USA Gymnastics announced “After further medical evaluation, Simone Biles has withdrawn from the final individual all-around competition.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.”

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