Amanpour and Company

The Mental Aspect of Olympic Competition

Clip: 07/30/2021 | 2m 59s | Video has closed captioning.

American gymnast Suni Lee celebrated her gold medal in women’s gymnastics in Tokyo today. Lee’s teammate Simone Biles cheered her on from the sidelines after withdrawing from competition earlier this week to protect her mental health. Dr. Colleen Hacker is a mental skills coach for Olympic athletes and an authority on the psychology of peak performance.

Aired: 07/30/21

Rating: NR

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