Who is Sunisa Lee?
She is an American artistic gymnast who is the 2020 Olympic all-around champion and uneven bars bronze medalist. with a total of six world championships and Olympic medals. She is tied with American artistic gymnasts Gabby Douglas, Kim Zmeskal, Kyla Ross, and Rebecca Bross as the 9th most decorated American female gymnast.
|Real Name||Sunisa “Suni” Lee|
|Birth Place||Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States.|
|Date of Birth||9th March 2003.|
|Source of Income||Artistic gymnastics & Brand Endorsement.|
|Age||18 years old. (As of 2021).|
|Father’s name||John Lee|
|Mother’s name||Yeev Thoj|
|Siblings||Even, Lucky, and Noah|
|School||South St. Paul Secondary.|
|Height||5 feet 1 inches /155 Cm.|
|Weight||50 Kg / 112 Lbs.|
|Body Measurement||34-25-36 (Inches).|
|Olympic debut||2020 Olympics in Tokyo|
|Achievements||2020 Olympic gold medal.|
|Hobby||Camping & Fishing|
|Net Worth||$ 2 million (Rs 14.82 Cr).|
|Last Updated||August 2021.|
She was born on 9th March 2003, in Saint Paul, which is the capital of the U.S. state of Minnesota. Her mother Yeev Thoj is a healthcare worker & her father’s name is John Lee. At the very early age of six years old, she started gymnastics at the Midwest Gymnastics Center in Little Canada, Minnesota, a St. Paul suburb, where she continues to train to this day. The following year, she began competing and won the all-around at a state meet, the second meet of her career. At age of eight, she moved up three levels. She qualified for the elite at eleven years old.
In August 2019, just days before she competed in her first senior USA Gymnastics National Championships, her father fell off a tree while helping a friend, leaving him paralyzed from the waist down. The following year, her aunt and uncle died from COVID-19. When discussing these tragedies, she said, “I am tougher because of it.”
She competed in the Hopes division in 2015 and became a junior elite in 2016. She made her junior elite debut at the 2016 U.S. Classic. In May 2017, she took her admission to Auburn University on a gymnastics scholarship.
She was selected at the 2018 Pacific Rim Gymnastics Championships. She won the silver medal on vault, balance beam, and floor exercise. She finished 4th in the all-around.
On 28th July, she competed at the 2018 U.S. Classic where she finished fifth in the all-around. She won the gold medal on the balance beam despite not doing a dismount.
She competed in August at the 2018 U.S. National Championships in Boston as one of the favourites for the junior national title along with American artistic gymnasts Leanne Wong, Jordan Bowers, and Kayla DiCello.
At the 2019 U.S. National Championships, she competed in all four events on the first day of competition and was in second place in the all-around behind Simone Biles and first place on uneven bars. On the second day of the competition, she continued performing clean routines and ended up winning the silver medal in the all-around behind Biles.
In January 2020, it was announced that she would compete at the Stuttgart World Cup taking place in March. The Stuttgart World Cup was later cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Germany.
Later that year, she spent two months recovering from a broken bone in her left foot, as well as two months recovering from an Achilles tendon injury. She did not compete for the remainder of the season due to the pandemic. In November, she signed her National Letter of Intent with Auburn University.
In June 2021 she competed at the 2021 National Championships. she finished the competition second in the all-around behind Simone Biles, first on the uneven bars, and second on the balance beam. As a result, she qualified to compete at the upcoming Olympic Trials.
At the Olympic Games, she performed the all-around during qualifications and helped the USA qualify to the team final in second place behind the Russian Olympic Committee.
During the team final, she was initially set to compete only on uneven bars and balance beams. She hit all three of her routines, including her uneven bars routine which scored 15.400, and helped the United States finish second behind the Russian Olympic Committee.
Social Media Portfolio
She has 156.8k followers on Twitter & 1.4 million followers on Instagram as of August 2021. Apart from Twitter & Instagram, she has her FaceBook Page Also where there are 9014 people who follow her page as of August 2021.
How old is Suni Lee?
18 years (9 March 2003).
What gym does Suni Lee go to?
Midwest Gymnastics Center.
Is Sunisa Lee Hmong?
Sunisa Lee, also known as Suni, is the first Hmong American to participate and win in any Olympics.
Where is Suni Lee going to college?
South St. Paul Secondary (Gr. 6-12).
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Sunisa Lee father.
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South St. Paul High School alumna.