Biles takes Olympic bronze after mental health battle

Biles takes Olympic bronze after mental health battle

2021-08-03 03:55:00 PM

Biles takes Olympic bronze after mental health battle

Simone Biles made her eagerly-awaited return to the Olympic Games on Tuesday, saying 'I did it for me' after taking bronze in the beam final.

Simone Biles returned to win her seventh Olympic medal in Tuesday's beam final.AFP/Lionel BonaventureTOKYO - Simone Biles made her eagerly-awaited return to the Olympic Games on Tuesday, saying"I did it for me" after taking bronze in the beam final won by Chinese teenager Guan Chenchen.

EXCLUSIVE: Police accused of helping hijackers US to donate 500 million additional Covid vaccines to world DBN Sewerage Crisis | Experts warn of public health disaster

It was the US superstar's first taste of competition in Tokyo since dramatically standing down during the women's team final last week, struggling with the"twisties", a condition meaning gymnasts lose the ability to orientate themselves in mid-air.

"I was just happy to be able to perform regardless of the outcome. I did it for me and I was proud of myself for being able to compete one more time," said Biles, who revealed her aunt died two days ago.After also withdrawing from the first three apparatus finals in the uneven bars, vault and floor, she said she had only been cleared to compete in the beam on Monday night. headtopics.com

READ:Biles on start list for Olympics beam final"Just to have one more opportunity to compete at the Olympic Games meant the world."Training for five years and then coming here, and then kind of being triggered and not being able to do anything, it wasn't fun."

The four-time gold medallist from the Rio Games received a huge cheer from her US teammates when she entered the arena.With bib 392 on her back, she filed in with the other eight finalists, blowing a kiss to the cameras.READ:Simone Biles withdraws from another Olympic final: USA Gymnastics

Another cheer rang out when the stadium announcer said:"And now, representing the United States....Simone Biles.."She looked pensive on her comeback as she waited for her turn to climb up onto the 10cm wide beam for her 90-second routine.Wiping her brow, she approached the beam, chalked up, and finally got the wheels back on her derailed Olympic campaign.

While avoiding any twists incorporated in her favoured and most difficult moves, she put in a solid performance, ending with a double backward somersault, double pike dismount.READ:Her face breaking into a broad grin, she waved and hugged rivals and team officials, the relief of having performed clear on her face. headtopics.com

SAA to resume flights on Thursday Absa plans R9.4bn BEE deal Tshegofatso Pule Murder | Shoba bail bid dismissed

Her routine earned the triple world champion on the apparatus 14.000 points."I had nerves but I felt pretty good," she said."I was a little bit nervous for the dismount just because we had to switch it and I probably haven't done a double pike dismount since I was 12 years old, so it was kind of hard to control that.

"But to go out there and compete one more time and have everybody's support meant the world." Read more: eNCA »

Mother reunited with baby after kidnapping

A 7-month-old baby has since been safely returned to his mother after a hijacking in Cape Town on Monday.

Wooow we r so proud of u as ur loyal fans n supporters 👏👏👌🥉

Simone Biles takes Olympic bronze after mental health battle.Simone_Biles made her long-awaited return to the Olympic Games on Tuesday, taking bronze in the beam final won by Chinese teenager Guan Chenchen. Tokyo2020 Olympics SimoneBiles IOLSport Simone_Biles sport I entrusted Henrymayson4 with my money since I took rush of investing my money with he platform, and since then I've recovered all I lost to scams. Get in touch with Henrymayson4 and get a good mentorship and safe trading.

Simone Biles withdraws from floor event final at the Tokyo GamesSimone Biles will not compete in Monday’s floor exercise final, leaving her with just one more event to win another medal at the Tokyo Games. Why dont the media do articles about athletes that are? PARTICIPATING than athletes who dont want to paricipate? Investing with lovely1642 has brought my family so much joy, I've received R25,500 from my little funds i invested and I'm grateful, i advice everyone to invest with 👇👇👇👇 lovely1642 I still can't believe that a real account manager exist I am so happy trading with lovely1642 i never took her serious because I taught she was a scam like others ,until my first withdrawal of R60,000 within just one week of trading! 👇👇👇👇 lovely1642

Simone Biles return set to bring gymnastics to dramatic endWith Simone_Biles returning to action the Olympic gymnastics competition is assured of a dramatic conclusion on Tuesday as the American bids to end what has been a tumultuous Tokyo Games on a golden high. SimoneBiles Tokyo2020 Olympics IOLSport Simone_Biles sport Appreciation from my heart to you Henrymayson4 you're such a wonderful person now we south Africans has hope again about investing and fast withdrawaI , I and my family will invest with your company forever

Athletes like Simone Biles ought to be applauded for speaking out on mental illnessMental health issues have been around forever, but what this generation has done is speak about it so openly, writes Mark_Keohane. IOLSport SimoneBiles MentalHealth

Newsdeck: Biles returns to claim balance beam bronze, Guan wins goldTOKYO, Aug 3 (Reuters) - Simone Biles made a fearless return to competition on Tuesday, capping a tumultuous Tokyo Games with a bronze medal on the balance beam.

Simone Biles takes Olympic bronze after mental health battle.Simone_Biles made her long-awaited return to the Olympic Games on Tuesday, taking bronze in the beam final won by Chinese teenager Guan Chenchen. Tokyo2020 Olympics SimoneBiles IOLSport Simone_Biles sport I entrusted Henrymayson4 with my money since I took rush of investing my money with he platform, and since then I've recovered all I lost to scams. Get in touch with Henrymayson4 and get a good mentorship and safe trading.