Tokyo Olympics: Simone Biles on start list for beam final

Last update on. From the section OlympicsBiles cheered for her team-mates after she pulled out of the team final last weekTokyo Olympic Games on BBC Dates: 23 Jul-8 Aug Time in Tokyo: BST+8. Listen live on BBC TV, BBC iPlayer and BBC Red Button; Listen live on BBC Radio 5 Live, Sports Extra, and Sounds; Live text and video clips available on BBC Sport app and website.Simone Biles will compete Tuesday in the beam final. This is her last chance to win an individual medal at the Olympics. She has already withdrawn from four finals.24-year-old American has not competed since last week’s team final. She performed on vault, but no other apparatus, before deciding to keep her mental health in mind.Four-time Olympic champion and pre-Games favorite, the gymnast has been struggling with the 'twisties'. This is described by gymnasts as a type of mental block.Biles was awarded bronze at Rio 2016's beam competition.Six gold medals were in the cards for the American, who arrived in Tokyo with six chances.She sent shockwaves through Games when, after failing to complete the required number of twists in vault, she was forced to withdraw from the event.She supported her team-mates and stayed in the arena, where she collected a silver medal. The Russian Olympic Committee was the current champions.She explained to the crowd that she was not ready to continue after her vault and she needed to concentrate on her mental health.She then withdrew from both the all-around and individual finals on uneven bars and vault.She chose to compete in the final individual final to win a seventh Olympic gold medal. This gives the world another glimpse at a great talent that was expected to shine brightly at the Games.As her team has had the opportunity to shine in her absence she has been cheering them on from the stands. But, on Tuesday, she will be back in the competition arena.