An American finished atop the podium in the women's Olympic gymnastics all-around, just like always. Sunisa Lee became the fifth straight American woman to claim the Olympic title on Thursday, edging Rebeca Andrade of Brazil in an entertaining and hotly contested final while defending champion Simone Biles watched from the stands. Lee's total of 57.433 points was just enough to top Andrade, who earned the first gymnastics all-around medal by a Latin American athlete but missed out on gold when she stepped out of bounds twice during her floor routine.
Suni Lee won the Olympic all-around title Thursday night, the fifth consecutive American woman to claim gymnastics’ biggest prize.
Athlete is first Hmong American to represent US at OlympicsBrazil’s Rebeca Andrade wins silver, GB’s Jessica Gadirova is 10th Sunisa Lee of the United States in action during the floor exercise. Photograph: Dylan Martinez/Reuters Sunisa Lee produced a brilliant performance to secure gold in the women’s gymnastics all-around on Thursday in Tokyo. The 18-year-old won ahead of Brazil’s Rebeca Andrade in silver and the Russian gymnast Angelina Melnikova, who won bronze. Jessica Gadirova was Great Br