Biles then left the competitors ground, returning to the sidelines for the remainder of the competitors to assist her teammates, who went on to win the silver medal.
She later instructed reporters that she did not really feel proper within the buildup, and had backed out as a result of she “did not need to danger the staff a medal for my screwups as a result of they’ve labored approach too arduous for that.”
“I used to be simply, like, shaking, may barely nap,” Biles added. “I simply by no means felt like this going into a contest earlier than.”
The day earlier than the staff ultimate, Biles had instructed her followers on Instagram that she felt the “weight of the world” on her shoulders.
Biles “will proceed to be evaluated day by day,” USA Gymnastics mentioned, to see whether or not she will compete in particular person occasions subsequent week.