Simon Biles Olympic Withdrawal Highlights Mental Health in Elite Sports
Bryan Win, Sports Psychologist, Mind Gap
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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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Categories: Health Policy, Diseases & Conditions, Mental Health, Healthy Living, Fitness, Medical Innovation and Technology, Science, Social Issues
Tags: Evening Edition, Social Issues, Olympics, Simone Biles, Gymnast, Athletes, Sports, Mental Health,