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Olympic Games Tokyo 2021: Simone Biles pulls out of competition under pressure: “I needed to step aside”

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Olympic Games Tokyo 2021: Simone Biles pulls out of competition under pressure:

He jumped on the rack and went to the locker room before leaving the team competition. “Try a fresh start”, he remarks about competing in individual events.

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Simone Biles Going to the locker room. Has something happened? But what happens? Are you injured? When she returns, already wearing a tracksuit, her United States teammates form a group and she informs them that she will no longer compete, that she will be replaced. Sunissa Lee On the uneven bars, and that neither the balance beam nor the ground. “Girls, go out there and do what you’ve been trained to do. Excuse me. I love you, you’re going to do well. You’ve trained for this all your life. I’m fine,” she tells him. calls and goes with his coach Amy Boorman.

Without him, the team loses the competition against Russia, the first defeat since the 2008 Beijing Games, but it is the shortest. What’s wrong with the bikes? When they arrived in mixed territory, he explained to the cameras of NBC, television which has rights in the United States: “Physically I was fine, I was in good shape, but internally I needed to step aside. Now I need a few days to make a fresh start”.