Becca Meyers, a six-time Paralympic medalist who is both blind and deaf, has withdrawn from the #TokyoOlympics due to the US Olympic & Paralympic Committee saying her mother, who is also her care assistant, cannot come with her to Tokyo.
The denial of her Personal Care Assistant given her circumstances brings up the question if the USOPC is infringing on Meyers' rights by this decision.
It's imperative that the Olympics support the athletes with BASIC needs such as THIS!! What are we talking about?!
Now, a three-time Gold medalist will decide to withdraw from Team USA due to ridiculous rules.
Read her words below.