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Simon Biles Olympic Withdrawal Highlights Mental Health in Elite Sports

Bryan Win, Sports Psychologist, Mind Gap

28-Jul-21 19:00

Simon Biles Olympic Withdrawal Highlights Mental Health in Elite Sports

Simone Biles, considered the best gymnast of all time, withdrew from the women’s team final at the Tokyo Olympics yesterday, citing mental health as her reason. We discuss the pressure that athletes face, and the ramifications it has on their mental health.

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Produced by: Tasha Fusil

Presented by: Lee Chwi Lynn, Sharmilla Ganesan


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