Suni Lee earns all-around gold for Team USA

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(AP)—Sunisa Lee became the fifth-straight American woman to claim the Olympic title in the women’s all-around.

She edged Rebeca Andrade of Brazil in an entertaining and hotly-contested final while Simone Biles watched from the stands.

Lee’s total of 57.433 points was just enough to top Andrade. The Brazilian earned the first gymnastics all-around medal by a Latin American athlete but missed out on gold when she stepped out of bounds twice during her floor routine.

Lee is set to attend Auburn University in the fall.

Russian gymnast Angelina Melnikova earned bronze two days after leading ROC to gold in the team final.

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