Olympics shows that G.O.A.T's are human too

01 August 2021 - 00:00 By KIRSTEN VAN HEERDEN

There has been an outpouring of support for gymnast Simone Biles after she withdrew from the Tokyo Olympic Games all round team event midway through the competition.

Many past and present Olympians have applauded her decision to look after her mental health, and in so doing, gave all of us the permission to take care of ourselves. The phrase "she is a person before a gymnast" has been uttered repeatedly - as it should be. Even the G.O.A.T is human (Greatest Of All Time)...

This article is reserved for Sunday Times subscribers.

A subscription gives you full digital access to all Sunday Times content.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Registered on the BusinessLIVE, Business Day or Financial Mail websites? Sign in with the same details.



Questions or problems? Email helpdesk@timeslive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00.