Simone Biles said the support she's received has made her realize she's 'more than my accomplishments and gymnastics'
- Simone Biles dropped out of two gymnastics events at the Tokyo Olympics this week.
- Biles said the love and support she's received made her realize she's more than her accomplishments.
Simone Biles spoke out Wednesday about the support she's received since pulling out of two gymnastics events at the Tokyo Olympics.
In a tweet, Biles said: "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."
-Simone Biles (@Simone_Biles) July 29, 2021
Biles, the most accomplished gymnast in her sport's history, first pulled out of the women's gymnastics team all-around final on Tuesday. She cited mental health concerns for the decision, saying she was mentally "not there" at the Olympics.
Prior to pulling out, Biles had stumbled during the vault event, later saying she had gotten the "twisties," a term gymnasts use to describe the experience of getting lost in the air. In addition to being terrifying for the gymnast, the twisties can lead to serious injuries, Dvora Meyers reported for Insider.
On Wednesday, USA Gymnastics announced Biles, 24, would also not be competing in the individual all-around event. Biles has reached all five individual gymnastics finals in Tokyo, and would have competed Thursday to defend her all-around title.
USA Gymnastics expressed support for her decision to pull out of the events, saying in a statement: "We wholeheartedly support Simone's decision and applaud her bravery in prioritizing her well-being. Her courage shows, yet again, why she is a role model for so many."
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