These two actually went the space — for one another.
Sydney McLaughlin, who sprinted her option to two gold medals and a new world document on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, mentioned “I do” to her longtime love, former NFL participant Andre Levrone Jr., Friday.
The couple, who’ve been going sturdy since 2020, held their nuptials at Early Mountain Vineyards in Madison, Va.
“We’ve been waiting for this day for a very long time, so just excited that it’s finally here and we can say we’re married,” McLaughlin advised People.
The bride, 22, wore a robe by Pallas Couture that includes an elaborate matrix of flowery appliqués and see-through lace sleeves, complementing the splendid quantity with a Vera Wang veil, Jimmy Choo heels and Zales jewellery. The groom, 27, wore a bespoke Brian Alexander swimsuit with Salvatore Ferragamo footwear.
Levrone popped the query to McLaughlin on the Four Seasons Resort in Scottsdale, Ariz., in August 2021. The proposal ended an already triumphant month for the monitor star on an excellent increased word, having celebrated her twenty second birthday on Aug. 7 — a mere few days after her record-smashing dash in Tokyo.
The newlyweds have lengthy been open about their shared Christian religion. In her engagement announcement on Instagram, McLaughlin addressed her “future husband” by writing partially, “I fall in love with you more and more each day off of the strength of your faith. Andre, you are the most God-fearing, passionate, honest, loving, hard working, protective, and genuine man I’ve ever met. I see Jesus in you.”
In sharing the identical information to his personal followers, Levrone supplied a quote from Song of Solomon 8:5: “Who is this coming up from the wilderness, leaning on the one she loves?”
As for his or her honeymoon? The pair plan to attend till after monitor season winds down.
McLaughlin advised People, “We’re still figuring out where we want to go and what we want to do.”
She added, “Ultimately, just getting to wake up next to your best friend and tackle whatever challenges the day has is so exciting.”