Photos: Sunisa Lee celebrates gold at the Tokyo Olympics

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-TOKYO,JAPAN July 29, 2021: USA's Sunisa Lee reacts to winning the gold medal in the women's individual all-around final at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. (Wally Skalij /Los Angeles Times)
Team USA's Sunisa Lee reacts to winning the gold medal in the women's individual all-around final. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Suni Lee waves from the top of the medals podium.
An ecstatic Sunisa Lee tops the winners' podium at the Tokyo Olympics. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Sunisa Lee prepares to put her gold medal around her neck.
Sunisa Lee, 18, rose to the occasion after teammate Simone Biles took herself out of the competition, winning the top medal in the individual all-around final. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times)
Sunisa Lee is shown upside down on the vault.
U.S. gymnast Sunisa Lee, of St. Paul, Minn., competes on the vault in the all-around final. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times)
Sunisa Lee stretches midair.
Sunisa Lee competes on the floor exercise. Lee is the fifth straight American woman to win all-around gold at the Olympics. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times)
Sunisa Lee is shown upside down above the beam.
On the beam, Sunisa Lee executes a move. During the final, she almost fell while executing a wolf turn, a move in which the gymnast crouches on one leg and rotates while extending the free leg. But she saved it and finished strong. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times)
Sunisa Lee hovers above the uneven bars.
Lee is a star on the uneven bars, packing seven release skills into her routine. By connecting almost all of them, she banks critical bonus points that add up to the most difficult bar set in the world. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)

This story originally appeared in Los Angeles Times.

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