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Simone Biles Admits She Was 'Angry' After Learning Summer Olympics 2020 Were Postponed

Simone Biles Admits She Was 'Angry' After Learning Summer Olympics 2020 Were Postponed

Simone Biles is looking back at last year.

In a new interview with Health, the 23-year-old gymnast opened up about how she reacted when she learned the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo were postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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“It was a whirlwind of emotions—I couldn’t believe the news,” Simone recalled. “I was sad. I was angry. I was annoyed. But I also knew it needed to happen to keep everyone safe and get the virus under control.”

After dealing with her immediate reactions, Simone said she just started focusing on continuing her training to be ready for the next Olympics.

“I knew my coaches would make sure I was ready—no matter how long the postponement was,” Simone added. “Of course, another year of training on your body really takes a toll. But I just knew I’d be ready.”

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