‘Mental health’ behind Biles’ shock Olympic team final exit

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Simone Biles of the United States in action on the vault [Lindsey Wasson/Reuters]

Simone Biles, 24, is widely considered to be the best gymnast of all time [Ashley Landis/AP Photo]

Simone Biles, reigning gymnastics champion, revealed that her shock dropping out from the women’s gymnastics team final at the Tokyo Olympics was caused by “mental health concerns.” 

The 24 year old American, who is largely regarded as the best gymnast ever to compete in all six games events, including a defense of her whole crown, was expected to take place on Thursday, followed by four apparatus finals next week.

Data Source: Aljazeera

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