Suni Lee Earns a Spot at the Tokyo Olympics

18-year-old gymnast will be the first Hmong American athlete to compete at the Olympics.

On Sunday, 18-year-old gymnast Suni Lee placed second at the U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Trials, automatically earning a spot on the U.S. Olympic team and qualifying for the Tokyo games. Lee, the three-time 2019 World Championships medalist who finished second to Simone Biles, is believed to be the first Hmong American athlete to complete at the Olympics.

Also, Kayla DiCello, Kara Eaker, Emma Malabuyo and Leanne Wong will go to Tokyo as alternates.

More here: Simone Biles, Suni Lee headline 6-woman U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Team

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