Simone Biles is stepping again into the Olympic highlight.
USA Gymnastics introduced in a press release Biles will compete in Tuesday within the steadiness beam last on the Tokyo Olympics. Biles and all-around gold medalist Suni Lee will characterize Crew USA within the final ladies’s gymnastics occasion last of the Video games.
“We’re so excited to substantiate that you will note two U.S. athletes within the steadiness beam last tomorrow — Suni Lee AND Simone Biles!! Can’t wait to observe you each!? USA Gymnastics wrote.
Biles will return to competitors one week after she withdrew from the group finals and 6 days after she opted out of the person all-around competitors so as to deal with her psychological well being. As one of many world’s most high-profile athletes, her determination 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 received the bronze medal within the steadiness beam on the 2016 Olympics, considered one of 5 medals she claimed on the Rio de Janeiro Video games. She earned a silver medal in Tokyo for her position within the group finals, at which the Russian Olympic Committee received gold.
The steadiness beam last is scheduled to begin at 4:53 a.m. ET.