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Gold medalist Sunisa Lee becomes Team USA’s new gymnastics star

July 29, 2021 | 4:40 PM GMT
Simone Biles’s withdrawal from the Tokyo Olympics paved the way for gymnast Suni Lee’s chance at gold. On July 29, she dominated the all-around competition. Washington Post sports reporter Liz Clarke explains Lee’s historic milestone. (Editor's note: A previous version of this video said that Russian gymnast Angelina Melnikova took to the floor following Sunisa Lee. It was Brazilian gymnast Rebeca Andrade.)