담즙, 저울대 종목에서 동메달을 획득한 후, 기자들에게 집에서 올림픽을 지켜보는 사람들은 그들이 겪고 있는 일을 모른다고 말했습니다..
“하루의 끝에서, people don’t understand what we are going through,” Biles said, 통하다 Olympics.com. “Two days ago, I woke up and my aunt unexpectedly passed, and it wasn’t any easier being here at the Olympic Games.”
The death of her aunt was put on top of the mental gymnastics she was going through. She withdrew from the team all-around final and later two other individual competitions. She said she was dealing with the “twisties” and was struggling with spatial awareness on her dismounts.
Biles’ withdrawal sparked a bigger conversation on mental health.
“Definitely bringing a light to the conversation of mental health, it’s something that people go through a lot that is kind of pushed under the rug,” 그녀가 말했다. “I feel like we’re not just entertainment, we’re humans, 게다가, and we have feelings.”
Biles told NBC’s “오늘” the bronze medal – her seventh Olympic medal – meant more than the gold medals she won in 2016.
“It means more than all the golds because I’ve pushed through so much the last five years and the last week while I’ve even been here. It was very emotional, and I’m just proud of myself and just all of these girls, 게다가,” Biles said.
“I didn’t really care about the outcome. I was just happy that I made the routine and that I got to compete one more time.”