American star Simone Biles has withdrawn from the finals of two other gymnastics competitions at the Tokyo Summer Olympics, the USA Gymnastics announced in a statement Saturday..
“After further consultation with the medical staff, Simone Biles has decided to withdraw from the Jumping Horse and Crossbar Finals,” the statement said, adding that he would “continue to assess her daily,” days after her withdrawal from the full team and individual competition.
The withdrawal of the American artistic gymnastics star, Simone Biles, from all competitions in the Olympic Games (Tokyo 2020) due to the psychological pressure she is experiencing recently, has sparked a great deal of controversy in sports circles, and opened the file of psychological suffering that affects international sports stars, and may cause them to enter into seizures. Depression or the tragic end of their lives.
Biles joined a long list of athletes who suffered from stress and psychological crises, due to the difficulties they face during their participation in major tournaments, or because they became accustomed to the radical change in their lifestyle after retiring and staying away from the limelight..
And the American star who has dominated the world scene in artistic gymnastics since 2013, decided to retire; Because she felt great pressure, which affected her psychological and mental state greatly, she finally decided to stay away from the spotlight for a while, and take a break, especially since she has been undergoing psychological treatment for long periods; Because of her suffering from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) since childhood, in addition to other problems caused by a severe experience she was exposed to, after the US national team doctor Larry Nassar harassed her and her colleagues before he was arrested, after which she suffers from anxiety attacks, and doctors prescribe her medicine to relieve the effects , which seems to have affected her negatively.