US Correspondent: Even people like Simone Biles have bad days

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Wed, 28 Jul 2021, 6:45PM
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US Correspondent: Even people like Simone Biles have bad days

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Wed, 28 Jul 2021, 6:45PM

Simone Biles’ withdrawal from the gymnastics team final has stunned the Olympic Games.

She hadn't been performing as well as expected.

Biles told reporters she was struggling with some things; citing mental health, and immense pressure of being an Olympic athlete.

US Correspondent in Tokyo, James Longman says this Olympic shocker goes to show that “even people like Simone Biles have bad days”.

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