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Simone Biles Cites Mental Health Concerns for Pulling Out of Competition

Four-time Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles withdrew from the women's gymnastics team final after leaving the arena with a trainer. Initial reports cited an injury, but Biles clarified that she left due to mental health concerns. It is unclear if she will continue to compete in Tokyo. The Russian Olympic Committee went on to win gold and Team USA silver. Biles is the latest high-profile athlete to address the toll public scrutiny and expectations of perfection can take on mental health.

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Simone Biles Cites Mental Health Concerns for Pulling Out of Competition

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