Simone Biles: A Profile Of The Most Decorated American Gymnast At The 2021 Tokyo Olympics

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With the Tokyo 2020 Olympics underway, Newsweek takes a look at who is representing Team USA. Simone Biles is the most decorated American gymnast of all time and has won five Olympic medals before competing in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics held in 2021. The athlete sent shockwaves through the Games after dropping out of the women’s team gymnastics final and then the individual all-around final so that she can focus on her mental health. Here is what to know about her.Subscribe on YouTube: https://bit.ly/2JjpnIb- - - - - - - - - - - - -Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Newsweek Twitter: https://twitter.com/Newsweek Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/Newsweek https://www.newsweek.com

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Who is Julian Assange and why does the US want to extradite him? – BBC News Videos

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LGBT+ Rights: United States issues first passport with X gender marker Videos

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