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Simone Biles Withdraws From Olympic Uneven Bars and Vault Finals


Simone Biles of the United States smiles as she trains for artistic gymnastics at Ariake Gymnastics Centre ahead of the 2020 Summer Olympics, Thursday, July 22, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

After further evaluation, Simone Biles has withdrawn from the Olympic Uneven Bars and Vault Finals.  The Olympics said in a statement, “Simone has withdrawn from the event final for floor and will make a decision on beam later this week. Either way, we’re all behind you, Simone.” They added, “MyKayla Skinner, who had the fourth-highest score in vault during qualifications, will compete in vault finals for the U.S. alongside Jade Carey, who finished with the second-highest score.”

Simone is the greatest gymnast ever, she knows what’s right for her body.

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