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Skinner will get second probability at particular person medal after Biles withdraws from vault, uneven bars finals


Simone Biles has withdrawn from the person last of the uneven bars and vault occasions, USA Gymnastics introduced Friday night.

Biles will likely be changed on the vault by MyKayla Skinner, a former College of Utah gymnast.

“Appears like I get to place a contest Leo on only one extra time. Can’t wait to compete in vault finals. Doing this for us @Simone_Biles,” Skinner tweeted Friday night. “It’s go time child!”

WATCH: Utes’ Coach Whittingham addresses the significance of athletes’ psychological well being following Biles’ announcement

USA Gymnastics mentioned Biles has not determined if she is going to compete within the different two particular person occasions she’s eligible for.

“She is going to proceed to be evaluated day by day to find out whether or not to compete within the finals for flooring train and steadiness beam,” officers mentioned.

Biles first introduced earlier this week that she could be dropping out of the gymnastics staff competitors, citing a must deal with her psychological well being.

On Friday, the gymnast mentioned she was nonetheless struggling with “the twisties” and “actually can’t inform up from down.”


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