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Simone Biles' Olympic Stumble Isn't the Real Reason She Withdrew From the Games

Distractify
Distractify
 2021-07-27
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One of the biggest shining stars in the crop of U.S. athletes that headed to Japan for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics is inarguably gymnast Simone Biles. The 24-year-old has been making waves in her sport for quite some time and has amassed quite a following on social media thanks to her incredible skills on the mat.

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stan getz
07-29

they need to stop covering her. focus on the girls who are still competing. biles should leave Japan and not do interviews until the olympics are over. it's not fair to her teammates.

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Lady Lawyer
07-29

She put a GOAT on the reverse side of her leotard. Sounds more like a turkey to me! She didn't live up to her billing. And she should have been sent home immediately to get the help she says she needs, instead of playing around, cheering in the stands, etc.

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Michael Bellard
07-29

I'd rather take anything less than gold and say I had a bad day instead of quitting on my team, my country and most importantly myself... Mary Lou Retton, Kerri Strug, Nastia Liukin, Shawn Johnson were the last of a true gymnast with PROFESSIONALISM, HORNOR & INERGRITY... A true GOAT is someone who is the best begets they over came the pressure when the pressure was or seemed to be to much and unbareible and you dig deep within yourself and overcome it. I take nothing away from her accomplishments but she quit under pressure and that's that

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