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Simone Biles helped me to gold, says USA’s Sunisa Lee after all-around win

  • Lee: ‘I was starting to put a lot of pressure on myself’
  • Brazil’s Rebeca Andrade wins silver after injury troubles

Sunisa Lee, the new women’s Olympic all-around champion, said that Simone Biles and her older teammates gave her some key advice in a tense moment shortly before her final. “They told me to just go out there and not worry about anything else because I was starting to put a lot of pressure on myself,” she said.

“I feel like people kind of put that pressure on me, that I had to come back with that medal. So I tried not to think about it and that’s what they told me to do; just focus on myself and do what I want to do because that’s when I compete the best.”

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