Simone Biles battled through the pain barrier to help the United States win the world team title at the World Gymnastics Championships in Doha and earn her 11th career gold medal in the competition.
The 21-year-old, who has been suffering from a kidney stone since being rushed to hospital in the
Simone Biles spent a portion of the night before her return to world championships in the hospital. The sensation she chalked up to the usual pre-meet stress evolved into searing agony that at times left her crawling on the floor.
When a CT scan revealed a kidney stone — one she
Simone Biles wants to get this out of the way first. She didn't return to gymnastics to appease anyone. Not her sponsors. Not her family. And not the organisation she represents.
This "comeback" - a word the Olympic champion isn't really a fan of - is about curiosity and self-respect. To