Olympic Champion Sunisa Lee Adds Bronze On Uneven Bars

Aug 1, 2021, 10:58 AM
Sunisa Lee - Bronze Medal Uneven Bars...
L-R, bronze medalist American Sunisa Lee, gold medalist Belgian Nina Derwael and silver medalist Iliankova Anastasiia celebrate on the podium of the individual uneven bars final event in the artistic gymnastics competition, on the tenth day of the 'Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games' in Tokyo, Japan on Sunday 01 August 2021. The postponed 2020 Summer Olympics are taking place from 23 July to 8 August 2021. BELGA PHOTO DIRK WAEM (Photo by DIRK WAEM/BELGA MAG/AFP via Getty Images)
(Photo by DIRK WAEM/BELGA MAG/AFP via Getty Images)

TOKYO (AP) — Sunisa Lee will have her carry-on stuffed with medals when she heads back to the United States.

The 18-year-old Olympic gymnastics champion from Minnesota added a bronze in the uneven bars finals.

Lee earned a silver in the team competition and gold in the all-around earlier in the games.

Nina Derwael of Belgium took her country’s first gymnastics gold by topping the bars final. Rebeca Andrade of Brazil earned her country’s first gold in gymnastics with a victory on vault.

MyKayla Skinner took silver.

Skinner was added to the field when defending Olympic champion Simone Biles opted out of the competition to focus on her mental health.

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