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Simone Biles wins bronze in balance beam after withdrawing from other Tokyo Olympics events

CBS News
CBS News
 2021-08-03

Cover picture for the articleSimone Biles has won bronze in the women's balance beam final after pulling out of other events at the Tokyo Olympics, citing mental health issues. The star gymnast received a score of 14.000 in her return to competition, placing her behind Chinese gymnasts Guan Chenchen and Tang Xijing. It was the seventh Olympic medal for Biles, tying her with Shannon Miller for the most ever for an American gymnast.

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Rock-it Radio
08-04

in a interview Simone before the event stated 'she is doing it for herself'What happened to the Olympic spirit and competing for your home nation - The United States of America???.

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Dr. Nobody
08-04

anybody remember the 1996 games when Carrie strugg knew she was hurt but they needed her to stick one more vault in order win the team gold and she stuck the landing snapping her ankle in the process?!?!

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