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Whitlock reigns supreme on pommel horse on night of gymnastic firsts

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She opened with a Cheng followed by an Amanar to deny Mykayla Skinner, who took Biles's place in the final after the American superstar pulled out with "the twisties", a condition where gymnasts lose the ability to orientate themselves in mid-air.

Biles' withdrawal allowed substitute teammate to end her long, unlikely career with an individual Silver

Mykayla only made it to Rio 2016 Olympics as an alternate, but stuck around, even got married, survived a hospitalization due to Covid, and had scheduled a plane trip back home a couple days after the team competition

Good thing she found out she's competing in the vault early enough

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