"I was proud of myself just to go out there after what I've been through," Biles said afterward.
The New Zealand weightlifter became eligible to compete in the Olympics in 2015, when the IOC issued new guidelines for trans athletes.
It will be her first appearance since she dropped out of the team all-around competition last week, citing her mental health.
Three men on the US épée team took a stand against their teammate Alen Hadzic's inclusion in the Olympics despite sexual assault allegations against him.
Simone Biles Explained Exactly What Happened During Her "Petrifying" Vault After Previously Saying She Could "Literally Die" If It Went Wrong
"What's even scarier is since I have no idea where I am in the air I also have NO idea how I'm going to land. Or what I'm going to land on. Head/hands/feet/back…"
Simone Biles Liked Tweets That Revealed Just How Dangerous Her Vault Was And How She Could've "Literally Died" If She Hadn't Withdrawn From The Olympic Final
Biles went on to say that the love and support she's received since withdrawing has made her realize she's "more than [her] accomplishments and gymnastics."
The gymnast’s decision to withdraw from some of her competitions at the Tokyo Olympics shows how much talking publicly about mental health has lost its stigma.
Her decision comes a day after she pulled out of the team final, citing mental health concerns.
Biles may have had a rough day at the Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday, but she's been delivering astonishing perfection for years — as these photos prove.
"Having to put that much pressure on her to carry the team to gold, it's not fair," Biles' former teammate Laurie Hernandez said. "This is a team of four, not a team of one."
"I believe that living my authentic life will allow me to bring my whole self to the rink and improve my chances of fulfilling my dreams."
Coco Gauff Has Tested Positive For COVID-19 And Pulled Out Of The Olympics Amid Growing Criticism Of The Games Taking Place
"It has always been a dream of mine to represent the USA at the Olympics, and I hope there will be many more chances for me to make this come true in the future."
Serena Williams Said She's "Heartbroken" After Retiring From A Match With Injury. Now Wimbledon Is Facing Backlash For Putting Players In Danger.
"Why are they putting the athletes in so much danger?"
Serena Williams Showed Support To Naomi Osaka After She Was Criticized For Not Doing Press At The French Open
"I wish I could give her a hug because I know what it's like. I've been in those positions."
“I’ve often felt that people have no regard for athletes mental health and this rings very true whenever I see a press conference or partake in one.”
“I was shocked,” one human rights activist told BuzzFeed News. “How can I explain the cold faces? They were not even acknowledging the suffering.”
Serena Williams Stopped A Press Conference And Left The Room In Tears After Questions And Rumors About Her Retirement
"If I ever say farewell, I wouldn't tell anyone."
Tom Brady Was Called The Greatest Athlete Of All Time After Winning The Super Bowl And It Sparked A Huge Debate On Twitter
"Serena Williams has 23 Grand Slams, four Olympic gold medals, and cleared one of those titles while pregnant at the Australian Open. She is the GOAT of GOATS."
After This Student Died Of COVID-19, He Became The First Person In His Family To Graduate From College
Cody Lyster was one of the youngest people in Colorado to die of the novel coronavirus.
"We remain as committed as ever to our work to achieve the equal pay that we legally deserve," a spokesperson for the players said.
A Dodgers Player Tested Positive For The Coronavirus During The World Series. When They Won, He Came Back To Celebrate.
"Just experienced every emotion you can possibly imagine."
A Penn State official retracted saying a third of Big 10 football players with coronavirus infections had suffered heart injuries. But experts confirmed they are seeing heart muscle injuries in many patients.
Naomi Osaka, The Highest-Paid Female Athlete, Has Withdrawn From A Tennis Match In Protest Of The Shooting Of Jacob Blake
"Before I am [an] athlete, I am a black woman."
"We stand in solidarity with our brothers in the NBA and will continue this conversation with our brothers and sisters across all leagues and look to take collective action."
NBA Players Expressed Support For The Milwaukee Bucks Sitting Out Their Game To Protest Jacob Blake's Shooting
The Bucks' decision was met with widespread and immediate support from players and teams across the league.
Baseball is back! Fans are not.
“We’re dedicating this season to Breonna Taylor,” said New York Liberty player Layshia Clarendon.
"Love should come naturally as people are taught to hate. Even when it's hate from the POTUS," Wallace, the only Black full-time driver on NASCAR's top circuit, tweeted.
On Tuesday, Bubba Wallace, the only full-time Black driver on NASCAR's top circuit, called for a ban on the flag at races.
Larson, who is half Japanese, was a graduate of NASCAR's Drive for Diversity program.