• Sunisa Lee Becomes First Hmong American to Win Individual Olympic Gold

    1 month ago - By The Wrap

    Gymnast Sunisa Lee won the individual all-around competition in Tokyo on Tuesday, becoming the first Asian-American Olympic all-around champion ever.
    Lee hails from St. Paul, Minnesota and is of Hmong descent. Last Tuesday, Lee helped propel Team USA gymnastics to a silver medal, stepping in to compete in the floor event for Simone Biles, after she pulled herself out of competition to focus on her mental health.
    Lee secured the individual gold with a score of 57.433, 0.135 points ahead of Brazil's Rebeca Andrade, despite trailing her initially. It was Lee's turn on the uneven bars that...
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