The Independent: Rio 2016: Olympic athlete Isadora Cerullo gets engaged to girlfriend on rugby field

Source : 112 Ukraine

'I wanted to show people that love wins': Rugby sevens player Isadora Cerullo was proposed to by her girlfriend Marjorie Enya after the finals
20:32, 9 August 2016

It was night of firsts at the Rio Olympics’ Deodoro Stadium on Monday, as the winners of the first ever women’s rugby sevens finals were announced and a Brazilian player became the first athlete to accept a marriage proposal at the Games.

Marjorie Enya, a 28-year-old volunteer manager at the stadium, proposed to her girlfriend, rugby player Isadora Cerullo, in a rousing speech on the pitch met with a round of applause, following the medal ceremony of the inaugural rugby competition.

Ms Cerullo, 25, is a member of the Brazil squad who finished ninth in the tournament after failing to beat Japan.

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