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Biles trains on beam ahead of Olympics return
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Biles trains on beam ahead of Olympics return

Biles has not performed in public since sensationally dropping out of the women's team final last week US gymnastics superstar Simone Biles came through a training session smoothly on the beam ahead of her eagerly awaited return to the Olympics on Tuesday. Biles has not performed in public since sensationally dropping out of the women's team final last week. Suffering from the twisties, a psychological phenomenon impinging on a gymnast's spatial awareness, she then pulled out of the all-around, and the vault, floor and uneven bars. A three-time world champion on the beam, she had to settle for bronze on the apparatus at the Rio Olympics, to add to her four golds. Along with her fellow finalists she had three sessions lasting around two minutes each, and appeared confident an...