Simone Biles on Sunday posted a photograph of her silver and bronze medals from the Tokyo Olympics and took situation with those that criticized her for dropping out of some occasions to get a deal with on her psychological well-being.
Biles wrote on Instagram she wouldn’t have modified something about the best way the Olympics occurred regardless of coming residence with solely two medals. She additionally made positive to inform anybody who was studying the put up she was no quitter regardless of what a few of her fiercest critics believed.
“I’m pleased with myself and the profession I’ve had to this point. This Olympics doesn’t erase the previous accomplishments I’ve achieved nor does it outline who I’m as an athlete. I’ve pushed by way of a lot the previous couple years, the phrase quitter isn’t in my vocabulary,” she wrote.
“For a few of you which may be the way you outline me however maintain speaking as a result of I can’t hear you over my 7 Olympic medals which tied me for probably the most adorned gymnast EVER in addition to most adorned American gymnast.”
Biles has seven Olympic medals to her title, and another would put her forward of Shannon Miller for many medals by an American gymnast.
Biles mentioned she needed to take care of what gymnasts known as the “twisties,” through which she was unable to flip and twist in a means that was secure, which might have led to a severe damage. She dropped out of some occasions, which shocked the world and led to some criticism.
She ended her run with a bronze medal within the stability beam competitors.