Aug 8, 2021 - Sports

American Jennifer Valente wins final women's cycling gold of Tokyo Games

USA's Jennifer Valente poses with a flag after winning the women's track cycling omnium points race during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Izu Velodrome in Izu, Japan, on August 8
Team USA's Jennifer Valente with a U.S. flag after winning the women's track cycling omnium points race during the Tokyo Olympic Games at Izu Velodrome in Izu, Japan, on Sunday. It was cycling's final gold medal available. Photo: Peter Parks/AFP via Getty Images

Team USA's Jennifer Valente won the Olympic gold medal in the women's cycling omnium event on Sunday.

The big picture: Japan's Yumi Kajihara won silver and the Netherlands' Kirsten Wild took bronze. It was Valente's second Tokyo Games medal, after winning bronze Tuesday in the team pursuit.

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