U.S. Gymnast Sunisa Lee Wins Gold For All-Around Olympic Gymnastics In Tokyo

The 18-year-old became the highest-qualifying U.S. gymnast for the all-around final after Simone Biles dropped out of the competition.

7/29/2021 4:10:00 PM

🚨American Sunisa Lee has won the Olympic gold medal for all-around women’s gymnastics, becoming the fifth straight U.S. gymnast to do so.

The 18-year-old became the highest-qualifying U.S. gymnast for the all-around final after Simone Biles dropped out of the competition.

Hayley MillerU.S. gymnast Sunisa Lee won a gold medal for women’s individual all-around gymnastics at the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday.Lee, an 18-year-old from Minnesota, became the highest-qualifying U.S. gymnast for the all-around final after Simone Biles, considered by many to be the world’s greatest gymnast, dropped out of the competition this week. Biles cited mental health concerns in explaining her decision to withdraw.

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Video showed Lee’s family and friends in Minnesota watching her soar to victory, with dozens screaming in delight when it was clear she was going to take home the top prize. Read more: HuffPost »

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Phil_Lewis_ Yeah!!!🙌🏽👏🏽🙌🏽 USAGymnastics has a deep bench. Fantastic!!! USA USA USA That was a great piece last night on her relationship with her father. Congratulations Suni Lee!! 🥇🇺🇸👏🏼 Minnesota proud!! Beautiful!

Sunisa Lee wins gold in gymnastics all-around in Tokyo OlympicsAmericans Sunisa Lee and Jade Carey competed in the individual all-around gymnastics competition at the Tokyo Olympics. TonyBarrios_24 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 Wow what a turn of events for her! Way to go. 🏅 Great day for Sunisa and American gymnastics. Congratulations!

USA's Sunisa Lee wins gold in the women's individual all-around gymnastics finalWithout Biles, a heavy favorite to defend her crown heading into the Tokyo Games, Team USA's Sunisa Lee defended the title. Seriously msnbc you couldn’t find a photo of Sunisa Lee Why is the picture not Suni? Many people are saying 'Suni looks a lot darker in this pic compared to the last time I saw her'

Sunisa Lee, Jade Carey compete in gymnastics all-around in TokyoAn event initially thought to be a showcase for the all-time great, the all-around field has been blown wide open with Simone Biles' withdrawal. Tokyo2020 So hoping that both Jade and Suni can medal. They are well capable of it. No offense but I am glad to see that there are OTHER ATHLETES than the 2,

Sunisa Lee wins gold in gymnastics all-around in Tokyo OlympicsAmericans Sunisa Lee and Jade Carey competed in the individual all-around gymnastics competition at the Tokyo Olympics. TonyBarrios_24 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 Wow what a turn of events for her! Way to go. 🏅 Great day for Sunisa and American gymnastics. Congratulations!

USA's Sunisa Lee wins gold in the women's individual all-around gymnastics finalWithout Biles, a heavy favorite to defend her crown heading into the Tokyo Games, Team USA's Sunisa Lee defended the title. Seriously msnbc you couldn’t find a photo of Sunisa Lee Why is the picture not Suni? Many people are saying 'Suni looks a lot darker in this pic compared to the last time I saw her'

Yeaaaa!!! USA She totally deserved that. Congratulations Suni Lee, Olympic Champion!!! Congratulations!