St. Paul’s Sunisa Lee (or Suni, as her supporters contact her), the initial Hmong American gymnast to compete at the Olympics, took property the gold medal in the women’s gymnastics all-about level of competition on Thursday evening in Tokyo. It is the fifth-straight gold medal in the classification for Team USA, which decides the greatest in general gymnast in the environment.
It was a close complete among the eighteen-calendar year-previous Lee and Brazil’s Rebeca Andrade, just successful by a margin of .a hundred thirty five factors. Andrade’s silver earn is the initial time Brazil has acquired a medal in women’s artistic gymnastics at the Olympics.
Lee’s rating on uneven bars, the place she can complete the most tricky plan in the environment, was strongest. She acquired fifteen.3 points, and has scored the optimum on bars out of any athlete in the Tokyo Olympics nonetheless. The uneven bars closing will take