PBS NewsHour

What Suni Lee's gymnastics gold win means to Hmong Americans

Clip: 07/29/2021 | 7m 30s | Video has closed captioning.

American gymnast Sunisa Lee's gold medal in gymnastics Thursday makes her the first Hmong American to participate and win in the Olympics. Lee said she trains daily for first-generation Americans and wanted to win for Hmong Americans. John Yang reports on the reaction within the Hmong American community with Bo Thao-Urabe, founder and executive director of the Coalition of Asian American Leaders.

Aired: 07/29/21

Rating: NR

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