USAG then confirmed that Sloan had suffered an elbow injury, quoting team doctor Larry Nassar.
"Bridget has an elbow sprain and it had been determined that it is in Bridget's best interest to withdraw from the competition."-Dr. Nassar.
Sloan was showing signs of pain while warming up uneven bars before the competition.
Sloan plans to continue her gymnastics career in the NCAA, joining the Florida Gators next season.
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Interview with Bridget moments after she scratched:
Updated on May 19, 2013, 10:29pm