Sport, Hmong People: Suni Lee And An Epochal Moment For Hmongs İn America - Cnn

Sport, Hmong People: Suni Lee And An Epochal Moment For Hmongs İn America - Cnn

Suni Lee and an epochal moment for Hmongs in America

The story of Suni Lee's rise as Olympic gold medalist in many ways reflects the larger struggles of the Hmong people as one of the country's most marginalized Asian American groups.

7/30/2021 2:31:00 AM

'She reminds us that we are Americans — all of us' Suni Lee, 18, winner of the women's individual all-around gymnastics final, is the first Hmong American Olympian. Her historic performance has been an epochal moment for Hmongs in the US.

The story of Suni Lee's rise as Olympic gold medalist in many ways reflects the larger struggles of the Hmong people as one of the country's most marginalized Asian American groups.

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She also has mental toughness well Simone Bikes watched in the bleachers waiting for her therapist to show up 'Hmong' is both plural and singular - not 'Hmongs' FYI Wow! But her award would have weighed less if she was just a white American? Why are you testing a girl's car? Then, when she gets back to the states, it’ll be business as usual. She’ll back to her party. Republicans? Or Democrats?

Suni Lee Won the Gymnastics All-Around Gold Medal With Acrylics, and Twitter Is AmazedMost people can't even button their pants with acrylics, but this 18-year-old can make history in them.

Suni Lee on her Olympic gold medal -- 'It doesn't feel like real life'Suni Lee never thought she could win gold in the Olympic all-around. But on Thursday, she did exactly that -- making history for herself and her Hmong American community. Proud of her mental toughness . . . having a balance beam built by her dad, then her dad falling off a ladder and being paralyzed. Strong woman! 👀 This just in: 🚨 Mental Helf Issue Coming Soon

American Suni Lee wins gold medal in gymnastics all-aroundAmerican Suni Lee has won the gold medal in the gymnastics all-around at the Tokyo Olympics. This comes after Simone Biles withdrew from the competition days earlier. NBC's Stephanie Gosk reports from Tokyo. The show must go on. Congratulations Sunisa Lee. ❤️😍😍

Team USA gymnast Suni Lee wins gold in women's all-aroundThe 18-year-old gymnast rose to the occasion to keep the Olympic all-around gold medal with Team USA after defending champ Simone Biles did not participate. she is so BEAUTIFUL - Radiating Smile Of the Love Of God Himself Amen This is the reason Ms. Simone Biles is The Goat! She literally changed the game, while UPLIFTING others. That is strength! Simone_Biles I’m crying 😢 beautiful

Suni Lee on winning Olympic all-around gold: 'It doesn't even feel like real life'The newly crowned all-around champion Suni Lee told TODAY’s Hoda Kotb she was sharing the victory with her father, who sacrificed so much to keep her in the sport. “This is our dream and this our medal.” Awesome! LORD bless you sweetheart congrats 👏 👍 🏅 Lord bless your wonderful father too! I'm so happy for you. 😊 Something in me says Simone stepped out so SuniLee could step up. That is a true friend. We all have struggles, fears and setbacks. Mental issues are real, as well as success stories. Success stories mostly derive from those that faught through, and overcame. Simone should have faught through in my opinion. Champion lose and win gracefully. I still love her though.

Suni Lee Secures Olympic Gold in All-Around GymnasticsSuni Lee is the fifth consecutive American woman to win all-around gymnastics gold at the Olympics