Simone Biles has withdrawn from Thursday's individual all-around competition at the Tokyo Olympics. The American gymnastics superstar has withdrawn from the event to focus on her mental well-being.
The decision comes a day after Biles removed herself from the team final following one rotation because she felt she wasn't mentally ready.
Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with NPR's Russell Lewis, who is in Tokyo.
This segment aired on July 28, 2021.