Millionaire LSU Gymnast Olivia Dunn Tries to Poach Arch-Rival’s Star and Olympian Suni Lee

Published 02/23/2023, 6:00 AM EST

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Millionaire TikTok sensation and LSU gymnastics star Olivia Dunne is always on the run to make her team better. Besides working on herself, Dunne recently tried to convince the 2020 Olympic all-around champion and Auburn gymnast Suni Lee to join hands with her.

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Although Dunne and Lee are rivals, they maintain a good friendship outside the games. On 13 February, the Tigers star posted a video with Lee convincing her competitor to join the same team as hers. She pitched to her that it could be ‘awesome’. So, how did the Auburn gymnast react? Let’s find out!

Olivia Dunne and Suni Lee share smiles in the TikTok post

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Olivia Dunne is a massive TikTok star with 7.1 million followers. Anything that she posts is bound to do rounds on the internet. In her recent Tik Tok post, the 20-year-old left her fans gasping as she came together with her rival Suni Lee. As per the disclaimer of the video, it read “me trying to convince my Olympic champion friend to transfer to LSU…” Olivia attempted to convince Lee to join LSU by lipsyncing on an audio clip that stated “It would be so awesome, it would be so cool.”

She posted the video with the caption, “Was worth a shot…” However, the two athletes looked at each other and smiled heartily in the video. Although it would have been a treat for gymnastics fans to see two promising athletes on the same team, that’s not really happening.

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For the unversed, Suni Lee is a gymnast with impeccable agility and grip. The 19-year-old is an uneven bars bronze medalist. More so, the 2020 Olympic all-around champion has been a six-time member of the U.S. women’s national gymnastics team.

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Most recently, Suni Lee’s team faced LSU gymnasts at Neville Arena. The Auburn gymnasts won the match by a score of 197.750 to 197.500. However, Olivia did not participate as she is still recovering.

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Olivia Dunne may soon return to gymnastics

Season 2023 has not been a great one for Olivia Dunne. After a leg injury last year in December, she was unable to participate in the championships so far. Nevertheless, Dunne has continued to show her support for her team as a fan and a part of the audience.

However, it seems that Livvy might soon return to gymnastics. As per her Instagram story from a few months back, the gymnast was seen donning a leotard without any protective boot. Moreover, she also shared a few clips of her hanging by the uneven bars. Although her comeback is unclear, her videos suggest she is recovering speedily.

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How excited are you to watch Olivia Dunne compete against Suni Lee?

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Muskan Sharma

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