Gymnast Ellie Black smiles after receiving her official Olympic jacket during an event presenting the Canadian Olympic Artistic Gymnastics team for the Tokyo 2020 games in Montreal, Thursday, June 17, 2021. Black has withdrawn from Thursday’s all-around final event at Tokyo Olympics with an ankle injury. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Gymnast Ellie Black smiles after receiving her official Olympic jacket during an event presenting the Canadian Olympic Artistic Gymnastics team for the Tokyo 2020 games in Montreal, Thursday, June 17, 2021. Black has withdrawn from Thursday’s all-around final event at Tokyo Olympics with an ankle injury. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Canada’s Ellie Black out of all-around final with sprained ankle

Brooklyn Moors the only Canadian left competing in the all-around final

TOKYO — Canadian gymnast Ellie Black has withdrawn from Thursday’s all-around final event at Tokyo Olympics with an ankle injury.

Canadian Olympic Committee chief sport officer Eric Myles said in a release that Black sprained her ankle during a training session Tuesday.

Myles said he hopes Black will recover in time for the balance beam final on Aug. 3.

Black’s withdrawal leaves Brooklyn Moors as the only Canadian competing in the all-around final.

Black won silver in the all-around competition at the 2017 world championships in Montreal and gold in the event at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto and the 2018 Commonwealth Games on Australia’s Gold Coast.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published July 28, 2021.

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