Auburn University gymnast announces retirement

(Josh Auzenne | WAFB)
Published: Apr. 4, 2023 at 5:01 PM CDT
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AUBURN, Ala. (WTVM) - Suni Lee, the Auburn University gymnast and Olympic gold medalist, announced the end of her gymnastics career as an Auburn Tiger.

In a statement released on Twitter, Lee says her doctors made the difficult decision for her to focus on health and recovery for an issue involving her kidneys.

She says her diagnosis has sharpened her vision for the future, and she hopes to compete in the 2024 Olympics in Paris.