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American gymnast Simone Biles unexpectedly withdraws from the USA team, during the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Nadia Abbas

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American gymnast Simone Biles, withdrew from the gymnastics events at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. This included the team final, and other individual finals on uneven bars, vault, and floor. She stated that she made this decision, in order to focus on her mental health, and wellbeing. This comes after reports that she suffered from the 'twisties', a condition in which a gymnast loses their spatial awareness during a move.