In a heartwarming video, Sunisa Lee’s parents ecstatically celebrate her gymnastics gold.
Sunisa Lee of the United States won the Olympic gymnastics all-around gold medal on Thursday in Tokyo, with defendant champion Simone Biles cheering from the stands.
Despite the fact that the 18-year-parents old’s were unable to attend owing to COVID-19 restrictions, their pleasure was captured on film as they burst out laughing when word of their daughter’s achievement was announced.
In a room full of friends and family, the Olympic champion’s mother Yeev Thoj and father John Lee can be seen watching the event.
She was the one who pulled it off. @sunisalee_ and her parents are the queens of the women’s gymnastics all-around finals. OMG. There were tears all over the place. n2xM7VJOPq pic.twitter.com/n2xM7VJOPq #Gold #TokyoOlympics #hmong
July 29, 2021 — Gia Vang (@Gia Vang)
When the gymnast’s winning score is announced, the entire crowd surges to their feet, and the couple embraces each other with grins from ear to ear.
News presenter Gia Vang tweeted footage of the joyful parents watching their daughter become a world champion on Twitter with the caption: “She did it @sunisalee_ is the queen of the women’s gymnastics all-around finals and her parents.” OMG. There were tears all over the place. #Gold #TokyoOlympics #hmong pleading face.”
The video received approximately 500,000 views and 12,2000 likes at the time of writing.