Biles withdrew from the Tokyo Olympics team gymnastics final yesterday and bowed out of individual all-around competition on Wednesday. USA Gymnastics says she will be evaluated before she will decide whether or not to participate in her upcoming Olympic events, which begin Sunday with vault and floor exercise.
Biles said in a tweet Wednesday night, “the outpouring love & support I’ve received has made me realize I’m more than my accomplishments and gymnastics which I never truly believed before.”
Biles has devoted almost her entire life, from the time she was 6 years old, to women’s gymnastics, and won four Olympic gold medals in 2016. The 30-time Olympic and