Biles competed in only one rotation, on vault, earlier than strolling off the ground on account of a “medical subject,” USA Gymnastics announced on Tuesday, July 27. The four-time gold medalist, who has said she feels “the load of the world” on her shoulders on the Video games, formally withdrew from the ultimate, resulting in a wave of support from athletes and celebrities alike.
Hours after information broke of her exit, Biles’ efficiency on vault aired on NBC, so followers at residence may cheer her on throughout what grew to become her sole rotation. She certified for all rounds and was anticipated to take part within the particular person all-around, ground train, beam, uneven bars and vault rounds, per NBC News.
The 24-year-old celebrity was seen taking a deep breath as she ready for the vault. She accomplished a 1.5 twist on a 2.5-twisting Yurchenko and fumbled her touchdown, incomes her a rating of 13.766 out of 15.8.