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Ex-U.S. Gymnast Dominique Moceanu Shows Brutal Example Of How She Had No Say At Olympics

HuffingtonPost
 2021-07-29

Cover picture for the articleEx-U.S. Olympic gymnast Dominique Moceanu feels Simone Biles’ pain ― and her own. After Biles dropped out of the Tokyo Olympics’ team competition and the all-around for mental health reasons, Moceanu recalled a time when she had no say in her own welfare at the Games. The 1996 gold medalist shared an old clip of her, already nursing a leg injury, falling on her head on the balance beam in the competition:

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RixLuvnLife
07-29

It’s sad that some folks that can barely get off the couch without wheezing feel as if they can judge world class athletes. Empathy is a sign of intelligence and apparently these folks have neither.

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World Without End
07-29

Some Americans dont care about these girls and women they want them to be toys that just keep on doing tricks. What about their health a d wellbeing. They are people and could die.

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Sandy Delvillar
07-30

Sounds like a lot of worthless people think it's better for an athlete to injure themselves rather than to get out of any competition. I believe they know their body & frame of mind better than couch huggers.

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