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Simone Biles Withdraws From Olympics Gymnastics Team Final Competition - Read the Statement

Simone Biles Withdraws From Olympics Gymnastics Team Final Competition - Read the Statement

In a shocking turn of events, Simone Biles, the fan favorite and considered one of the greatest gymnasts ever, has withdrawn from the team final at the Tokyo Olympics.

A statement was just released about the 24-year-old gymnast and the decision for her to withdraw.

Click inside to read the statement…

Simone Biles has withdrawn from the team final competition due to a medical issue. She will be assessed daily to determine medical clearance for future competitions,” the statement, via the US Gymnastics team, read.

In addition, one of her coaches said in a statement, “Physically she is fine. But she is done for tonight.”

She was replaced in the competition by reserve Jordan Chiles. On Sunday evening, she led the all-around standings after the qualifying round on Sunday. The US women’s gymnastics team was the favorite to win the overall competition, but was behind Russia’s team.

Get all the latest news on Simone Biles right here.

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