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Simone Biles to compete in balance beam against Suni Lee

Simone Biles
Simone Biles competes on the balance beam during the women’s U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Trials Friday, June 25, 2021, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Simone Biles will compete in tomorrows’ balance beam final. It’s the last event for the U.S. women’s team. The 24-year-old withdrew from other individual events and the all-around competition because she had the twisties from stress…. All around chamipon Suni Lee will also be competing.

The 24-year-old gymnastic phenom came to Tokyo with high expectations and a fierce competitive edge, but also found herself mentally exhausted as well.

She earned a silver from the sidelines in team competition and later cheered for U.S. teammate Sunisa Lee to gold in the all-around.

Her decision to drop out of three more finals means she won’t defend any other gods she won in Rio, on vault and floor exercise.

USA Gymnastics announced Bile’s withdrawal from the floor final Sunday, a day before it is to be contested.