Well, Suni Lee is bringing hers to college for dorm decorations when the 18-year-old heads to Auburn this fall. Lee was awarded silver in the women’s team gymnastics competition. She also won gold in the all around and bronze in the uneven bars final. On Tuesday, she competed in the balance beam final in Tokyo and came in fifth.
Lee, a first-time Olympian might have to take a moment to think about where her medals will be displayed. People will steal anything at college, Suni! - but veteran Simone Biles does not.
Biles earned bronze in the beam final and will head home from Tokyo with two medals. She's now tied with Shannon Miller for the most Olympic medals won all time by an American gymnast. It was the first event Biles competed in at these Games since her vault during team finals after backing out of the all-around and other three event finals due to the twisties. She received bronze for beam in Rio.
It is unknown if Biles will be returning to Paris for the Olympics in 2024. After competition Tuesday, she said she couldn't contemplate another Games while still trying to process what happened in Tokyo.
Gold-medal stories:Tamyra Mensah Stock was the first to become theFirst Black woman to win the goldIn Olympic wrestling. AnAmerican-born pole vaulter competed in SwedenHe beat Chris Nilsen, Team USA's hurdler, by a wide margin. The silver and gold medalists in men's 400m hurdlesBoth beat the world recordAsNorway's Karsten Warsholm beat American Rai BenjaminIn what some call theBest race in Olympic history.
History-makersLaurel HubbardTime as an Olympic trailblazer has come to an endShe's not complaining. Elaine Thompson-Herah from Jamaica was the winner.First woman to win back-to-back 100 and 200 meters races. Wisconsin may not be considered a surfing state but it is a Wisconsonite.Make the sport what it is today.
Last week in TokyoTuesday night ET will see the first ever women's Olympic skateboarding park final. Team USA teens will also be thereBrighton ZeunerAndBryce WettsteinCompetitors will be announced. The semifinals will feature U.S. men’s basketballAfter beating Spain Tuesday in TokyoThe women and men are still playing -- with a difficult test against long-time rival Australia in quarterfinals. SeeThe complete scheduleDay 12.