By Megan Daley
June 17, 2015 at 09:22 PM EDT

Olympic gold medalist Nastia Liukin may have fond memories from the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, but it was an appearance on her favorite show Gossip Girl shortly after that she’ll never forget. 

For EW’s Greatest Story Ever Told series, Liukin opened up about the time she was lucky enough to be seated next to the producers of Gossip Girl while out to dinner in Los Angeles. Little did she know at the time, the unexpected run-in would lead to a small guest spot on The CW series, and something fans still ask her about it. 

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