Tokyo Olympics: Simone Biles reacts to support for withdrawal from team and all-around finals


Four-time Olympic gold medallist Simone Biles has reacted to the widespread support she has received after withdrawing from Thursday’s all-around final.

The American gymnast pulled out of the competition saying she needed to prioritise her mental health, a move that has brought praise from high-profile figures in sport, entertainment and politics.

The 24-year-old said the support had shown her she was “more than my accomplishments and gymnastics”.

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