Chinese Olympic Diver Gets Engaged on the Podium After Winning Silver Medal
The late spring of affection. Only minutes in the wake of winning a silver award at the 2016 Rio Olympics, Chinese jumper He Zi's sweetheart, kindred jumper Qin Kai, proposed to her on the platform.
As Zi, 25, got her decoration for the ladies' 3-meter springboard occasion Sunday, August 14, Kai, 30, climbed in front of an audience and got down on twisted knee, hauling out a wedding band in a red box.
The silver medalist had all the earmarks of being in stun as she secured her mouth and teared up before Kai — who had won bronze in the men's 3-meter synchronized springboard occasion a week ago — set the staggering rock on her finger. Soon after, he offered fans a go-ahead with a major grin all over.
"We've been dating for more than six years. I didn't know he would propose today, and I didn't anticipate that myself will wed myself out so early," Zi told correspondents after the unexpected proposition, as per Reuters. "I saw him amid the evening and he was by all accounts retaining something, so I asked him, 'What's happening with you?' and he said he was singing."
Zi and Kai are the second couple to get connected with at the 2016 Summer Olympics. A week ago, Brazilian rugby player Isadora Cerullo's better half, Marjorie Enya, proposed to her on the field. "The Olympic Games can look like conclusion be that as it may, for me, it's beginning another existence with somebody," Enya told the BBC Tuesday, August 9. "I needed to show individuals that affection wins."