Ellie Black to withdraw from all-around final event at Tokyo 2020
TOKYO (July 28, 2021) – The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and Gymnastics Canada announced that Team Canada’s Ellie Black will not be competing in the all-around final event in women’s artistic gymnastics on Thursday, July 29 due to an injury sustained during training.
“We have the unfortunate news of sharing that Ellie sprained her ankle during Tuesday’s training session and has made the difficult decision to withdraw from the all-around event,” said COC Chief Sport Officer Eric Myles. “We are hoping that she is still able to compete in the beam final on August 3.”
Black will be holding a virtual media availability.
Wednesday, July 28
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