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Suni Lee Makes History With Gold-Medal Win in Tokyo Olympics. Here’s Her Story by CNN

Suni Lee wins all-around gold medal (All Routines) | Tokyo Olympics

American gymnast Suni Lee dazzled on her way to winning gold in the women’s Olympic individual all-around final.

As Simone Biles made her surprising exit from the competition so far, Lee quickly became the biggest medal contender for the U.S. – and she delivered in the best way.

Suni Lee was already in an Olympics like no other when the tables turned once again and she stepped into an even bigger spotlight. 

As Simone Biles made her surprising exit from the competition so far, Lee quickly became the biggest medal contender for the U.S. – and she delivered in the best way, filling a void many worried would be unfillable.

With a 14.600 on vault, a 15.300 on uneven bars, a 13.833 on beam and a 13.700 on floor, Lee led all competitors with a 57.433 overall and won her first-ever gold medal.

Her victory secures an American winning streak for yet another Olympics, marking the fifth straight Olympic Games an American woman has been crowned queen of the all-around.

It’s a victory that comes as no surprise to those who saw her performance during the team final event this week.

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