The U.S.’ Sunisa Lee is an Olympic gold medal winner.
On Thursday, Lee finished with a overall rating of 57.433 in the individual all-all around, putting her over her opponents to receive the gold. Subsequent guiding her was Brazil’s Rebeca Andrade and Russian Olympic Committee’s Angelina Melnikova, who attained the silver and bronze medals, respectively.
The eighteen-year-previous is the fifth consecutive American to win the all-all around title, pursuing Carly Patterson in 2004, Nastia Liukin in 2008, Gabby Douglas in 2012 and Simone Biles in 2016. Nevertheless Biles returned for her next Olympics this year to defend her titles from Rio 2016, she cheered her teammate on from the stands this time all around after withdrawing from both of those the group and individual all-all around situations due to mental wellbeing.
Andrade took part in the function as an individual competitor, since her group failed to qualify after 4 consecutive Olympic appearances. She built historical past on Thursday as her silver medal is the 1st Olympic medal gained by a feminine Brazilian artistic gymnast.
Lee, who goes by the nickname Suni, is also the 1st Hmong American to contend in the Olympics as a gymnast, and the 1st to win a gold medal in the Olympics.
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