Simon Piles has not recovered from the anxiety issues that prevented him from competing in the Tokyo Olympics. He withdrew from the event on Tuesday and announced his withdrawal from the final of the individual full on Wednesday. This Saturday, the United States Federation announced that its star will not participate in the jump and random bars finals.
After further consultation with the medical staff, Simon Piles has decided to withdraw from the event finals for the box and random bars. He will be evaluated daily to determine if he will compete in the finals for the ground exercise and balance beam. pic.twitter.com/kWqgZJK4LJ
– USA Gymnastics (@USAGym) July 31, 2021
“Today, after consultation with the medical team, Simon Piles has decided to resign,” the statement said, clarifying that “she will continue to be evaluated to determine if she will compete on the ground.”
USA Gymnastics announces that Michael Skinner will replace Piles in prison, and that he continues to amaze Simon and all the gymnasts who continue to handle this situation with courage and grace. . “