Simone Biles is stepping again into the Olympic highlight.
USA Gymnastics introduced in a press release Biles will compete in Tuesday within the stability beam closing on the Tokyo Olympics. Biles and all-around gold medalist Suni Lee will signify Crew USA within the final ladies’s gymnastics occasion closing of the Video games.
“We’re so excited to substantiate that you will note two U.S. athletes within the stability beam closing tomorrow — Suni Lee AND Simone Biles!! Can’t wait to look at you each!? USA Gymnastics wrote.
Biles will return to competitors one week after she withdrew from the crew finals and 6 days after she opted out of the person all-around competitors with a purpose to concentrate on her psychological well being. As one of many world’s most high-profile athletes, her choice represents one of many main storylines of the Tokyo Olympics, because it prompted criticism and help from all corners of the sports activities world.
Biles gained the bronze medal within the stability beam on the 2016 Olympics, one in all 5 medals she claimed on the Rio de Janeiro Video games. She earned a silver medal in Tokyo for her position within the crew finals, at which the Russian Olympic Committee gained gold.
The stability beam closing is scheduled to begin at 4:53 a.m. ET.