Simone Biles Withdraws From Olympic Particular person All-Round Competitors

United States gymnast Simone Biles will not compete within the particular person all-around competitors Thursday on the Tokyo Olympics, USA Gymnastics introduced Wednesday.

The choice comes at some point after Biles withdrew from the crew all-around finals as a result of a psychological well being subject.

“After additional medical analysis, Simone Biles has withdrawn from the ultimate particular person all-around competitors on the Tokyo Olympic Video games, in an effort to give attention to her psychological well being,” Wednesday’s assertion from Crew USA Gymnastics learn. “Simone will proceed to be evaluated each day to find out whether or not or to not take part in subsequent week’s particular person occasion finals. Jade Carey, who had the ninth-highest rating in {qualifications}, will take part in her place within the all-around.

“We wholeheartedly assist Simone’s determination and applaud her bravery in prioritizing her well-being. Her braveness exhibits, but once more, why she is a job mannequin for thus many.”

Biles took residence the gold medal for the person all-around competitors within the 2016 Video games.

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