Steve Gardner, USA TODAY Published 11:40 p.m. ET Jan. 25, 2021 | Updated 11:57 p.m. ET Jan. 25, 2021CLOSEAutoplayShow ThumbnailsShow CaptionsLast SlideNext SlideAfter recovering from a bout with COVID-19 and a visit to the hospital, gymnast MyKayla Skinner is looking to make up for lost time in her bid for a spot on the U.S. Olympic team this summer. Nearly six weeks after her initial diagnosis and a week after landing in the hospital with pneumonia, Skinner will finally be able to return to practice on Wednesday.An alternate on the 2016 Olympic team, Skinner won the 2018 NCAA title in the vault at the University of Utah, but she left school to train for the 2020 Games in Tokyo. After the pandemic pushed the schedule back a year, Skinner learned first-hand about the virus’s effects.MORE: UCLA gymnast celebrates ‘Black Excellence’ in near-perfect floor routine“For two weeks I felt like I couldn’t move off the couch,” Skinner told Salt Lake City’s KSL-TV. “I was sick, tired and exhausted. It was so weird having my body feel so weak, and there was nothing I could do about it. It’s been six weeks. And I think my body needs at least two more to get to

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