Tokyo Olympics live updates: Sunisa Lee wins Olympic gold in women’s all-around final – USA TODAY July 28, 2021

I saw this on USA TODAY – Tokyo Olympics live updates: Sunisa Lee wins Olympic gold in women’s all-around final: https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/olympics/2021/07/28/tokyo-olympics-live-updates-day-6-womens-gymnastics-swimming/5408282001/ Longer article. I have seen her name mentioned several times this week. One, her father built her a balance beam.

USA TODAY July 28, 2021

After Simone Biles withdrew from the individual all-around to focus on her mental health, she left the event wide open. Sunisa Lee, 18 years old and the first Hmong member of Team USA, rose to the occasion and brought home her first Olympic gold medal.

Lee went back and forth with Brazil’s Rebeca Andrade throughout the competition, but Lee pulled ahead after the balance beam and never looked back. She is the the fifth consecutive American gymnast to win Olympic gold in the individual all-around. Andrade, who took silver, is the first Brazilian gymnast to win an Olympic medal. 

Lee will compete next week in the uneven bars event final, but the question now is whether or not Biles will compete in any of the four individual event finals she qualified for

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