“It seems everyone wants to get married,” she said. Qin, a Chinese diver who won bronze earlier in the Games, got down on bended knee with ring in hand as He stepped off the podium after winning silver in the women’s 3-meter springboard final on Sunday.Silver medallist China's He Zi (R), reacts as she receives a marriage proposal from Chinese diver Qin Kai at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on Aug.
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We have long heard tales of debauched Olympic tomfoolery in the Athletes’ Village — they brought in all those condoms for a reason. The American triple jumper claimed a silver medal in his event on Tuesday, but topped the podium in affairs of the heart.
This time however, there is a sweeter trend toward romantic gestures that are intended to be forever, not a fling to be extinguished along with the flame on Sunday. Moments after securing his medal, he rushed to the stands and popped the question to his girlfriend, hurdler Queen Harrison.
Brazil's rugby player Isadora Cerullo, right, kisses her partner Marjorie Enya, after she was asked to marry her at the end of the medal ceremony for the women's rugby sevens match at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro on Aug. RIO DE JANEIRO — There is a local saying down here that seems to have lost a little in the translation.
Nevertheless, it goes something like this.“Romance is always in the air in Rio, but only until the wind changes, and then…comes more romance.”Get your head around that if you can, but regardless it is clear that these Olympics have sparked a wave of feelings from the heart among competitors and visitors alike.