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Simone Biles to compete in balance beam final at Tokyo Olympics

Sky News Monday, 2 August 2021
Simone Biles to compete in balance beam final at Tokyo OlympicsSimone Biles, who has pulled out of several events at the Tokyo Olympics citing the need to protect her mental health, will compete in the balance beam final, USA Gymnastics has said.
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Simone Biles plans to take part in the balance beam final at the Tokyo Olympics Tuesday, USA Gymnastics said. She pulled out of the other individual finals she qualified for, citing mental health issues.

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