Here is how people are congratulating Simone Biles on her comeback medal

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After pulling out of multiple events due to mental health reasons, Simone Biles made a major comeback during the balance beam competition.

The American gymnastics superstar earned her seventh Olympic medal and second in Tokyo with a third-place finish in the balance beam final on Tuesday, a week after she took herself out of several competitions to deal with a mental block that prevented her from twisting while performing.

“This definitely feels sweeter than Rio’s bronze medal on beam because I did a good beam routine,” she said.

People took to social media to cheer Biles on and congratulate her on the big win. Here is what some of them are saying:

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