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GYMNASTICS

It's no wonder the Olympic all-around champion is exhausted these days. Lee, 18, just finished her first semester at Auburn, months after her stunning, star-making performances at the Tokyo Games.
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Lee held up her gold medal and waved to her fans from atop a St. Paul fire truck.
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“It’s like a party that never stops.”
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Minnesotan Sunisa Lee finished fifth; Chinese athletes go 1-2 in the event.

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America's top gymnast will join St. Paul's Sunisa Lee, who has already earned individual gold and bronze at these Games to go with her Team USA silver medal.
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The bronze for Minnesota's Lee was her second of the Games.
The U.S. were the favorites after winning the event at the 2019 World Championships. But they almost did not make the final after they were disqualified for exchanging the baton outside the changeover zone in Friday's first round.
The 18-year-old gymnast from St. Paul is the first Hmong-American to win a gold medal.
Some have criticized the superstar American gymnast for bowing out of team and all-around finals at the Olympics, but Biles deserves grace for stepping back when she feared hurting herself and her teammates' chances.
St. Paul's Sunisa Lee, fresh off a strong performance for the short-handed Team USA silver in the team event, will join Biles's replacement Jade Carey in aiming to keep the individual gold medal for the Americans.

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After a poor showing on her opening vault, Biles withdrew from competition because of a "medical issue," according to team officials.
Widely recognized as the sport's best, Biles is in danger of missing two gymnastics finals after pedestrian showings on the beam and uneven bars.
The undefeated Americans blanked Olympic newcomers Mexico.

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