Simone Biles Is the Champion of Our Hearts in These Emotional Photos From the Tokyo Olympics

gymnastics team's biggest fan. On Tuesday, July 27, Simone withdrew herself from the women's gymnastics team final at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics "due to a medical issue."
But despite ending her run sooner than expected, she kept her head held high. They stepped up when I couldn't. They later took home the silver medal. "I'm SO proud of these girls right here," Simone raved on Instagram. But before she announces her Olympics plans, scroll through our gallery below to see why Simone will always be a champion in our hearts. class=”article-detail__title article-detail__title–speakable”>Simone Biles Is the Champion of Our Hearts in These Emotional Photos From the Tokyo OlympicsSimone Biles withdrew herself from the women's gymnastics team final at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. From embracing her teammates to adorably butt-bumping one another, Simone was undoubtedly the U.S. I'll forever be inspired by your determination to not give up and to fight through adversity! forever love y'all."photosEvery Time Simone Biles Proved She Is the GOATAlthough Simone's time was cut short during Tuesday's final, it's possible she'll still compete in the individual all-around competition on Thursday, July 29. During the competition, the 24-year-old Olympian could be seen cheering on her friends and fellow athletes. But from cheering on her teammates to leading with grace, she proved she'll always be a winner!By Alyssa Morin Jul 27, 2021 8:48 PMTagsSportsOlympicsSimone BilesFeel GoodNBCUWatch: Simone Biles Pulls Out of Team Competition at Tokyo OlympicsSimone Biles is the definition of a class act! thanks for being there for me and having my back! After all, she's the GOAT for a reason!LOIC VENANCE/AFP via Getty ImagesAll SmilesLOIC VENANCE/AFP via Getty ImagesNumber One FanFred Lee/Getty ImagesTwo Thumbs UpLaurence Griffiths/Getty ImagesBiggest CheerleaderJamie Squire/Getty ImagesTeam Clap-tainLaurence Griffiths/Getty ImagesFab FourTim Clayton/Corbis via Getty ImagesDynamic DuoFred Lee/Getty ImagesRound of ApplauseTim Clayton/Corbis via Getty ImagesBear HugsLOIC VENANCE/AFP via Getty ImagesRed, White & Booty Bump "You girls are incredibly brave & talented! Whether the four-time gold medalist is breaking records or prioritizing her mental health, she always leads with grace.