Sunisa Lee, Grace McCallum return to Minnesota

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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Two of Minnesota’s medal-winning Olympians returned location to large fanfare Thursday.

Gymnasts Sunisa Lee of St. Paul and Isanti’s Grace McCallum were greeted by cheers, applause and a “USA” chant astatine MSP Airport.

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Lee, the archetypal Hmong-American Olympian, brought location a golden medal successful the women’s all-around contention successful Tokyo. She besides won bronze connected the uneven bars.

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Lee and McCallum helped the United States instrumentality metallic successful the squad competition.

Gov. Tim Walz and St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter gave Lee her ain day aft her golden medal win. Carter said Lee’s hometown volition clasp a parade for her connected Sunday.

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