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Olympic diver Jennifer Abel was surprised by a proposal from her partner after flying home from Tokyo
The 29-year-old, who won a silver medal in the women’s synchronised 3m springboard event, was met by professional boxer David Lemieux as she returned to Canada on Monday.
From an Olympic medal 🥈 in Tokyo to a diamond ring 💍 back home 🇨🇦, @JennAbel91 has a lot to celebrate 🥰
🎥:… https://t.co/8HgReTBLTl — Team Canada (@Team Canada)
A video on Ms Abel’s Instagram showed Mr Lemieux greeting her at the airport before going down on one knee.
Posting the video along with a photo of the couple, Ms Abel wrote: “I said yes to my soulmate”, while Mr Lemieux said he was “proud to call you my woman”.
Ms Abel won the silver medal along with teammate Melissa Citrini-Beaulieu on July 25.
Shi Tingmao and Wang Han took gold for China in the event.