The news reportedly came after Biles performed in the vault.
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Simone Biles, the anchor and executive of the US gymnastics team, is out of the team competition in Tokyo, reports the Today Show.
Confirmed: After one exercise, Simone Biles will suspend the remainder of the women's team finals in #ArtisticGymnastics at # Tokyo2020. #Olympia
– FIG (@gymnastics) July 27, 2021
The news supposedly came after Biles performed in the vault.
There was a nerve-wracking moment, according to ESPN, when Biles made the jump and landed deep where she was pushed forward and took a "significant" step. According to the outlet, she turned away from an Amanar but instead performed a Yurchenko 5/2 twist. This resulted in a much lower score at 13,766.
She left the floor with medical staff. She is reportedly being judged daily to see if she can perform in the individual competition.
Biles had just cut her jump, made 1-1 / 2 turns instead of 2-1 / 2, and landed with one big step. Her score of 13,766 was the lowest ever in the jump. Something is not correct.
– Barry Svrluga (@barrysvrluga) July 27, 2021
Hoda Kotb reports that Biles is in a good mood and cheers for the rest of her team from the sidelines.
This shocking news comes a day after Biles got off to a difficult start at the Olympics and revealed the pressure on them.
“(I) wasn't an easy day or my best, but I got through it. Sometimes I really feel like I have the weight of the world on my shoulders, ”Biles said on Instagram.
"I know I take it away and make it look like pressure doesn't affect me, but damn it is hard sometimes, hahaha!" Olympia is not a joke! ”She added.
In the gymnastics qualifying rounds, the US team was one point behind Russia.
The US team was favored to win, but it wasn't an easy start.
"I think we did a pretty good job," Biles told reporters after qualifying on Sunday. "Of course there are little things that we have to work on so we're going to go back and practice and work on just so we can do our best in the team finals because that's what matters."
This is a developing story.