British race walker Tom Bosworth and
his boyfriend got engaged on Monday during the Rio Olympics.
Bosworth posted an image of himself on
Instagram proposing to Harry Dineley on Copacabana Beach.
“Could this week get any better?”
Bosworth rhetorically asked in the photo's caption. “He said yes
by the way!”
Bosworth came out gay last October
during an appearance on the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire.
In the interview, Bosworth said that he
had been out to his family and friends for a number of years and made
a reference to his relationship with Dineley, saying that he had been
in a “really happy relationship” for the last four-and-a-half
The Bosworth-Dineley engagement is the
second same-sex proposal at the Rio Olympics. Out rugby player
Isadora Cerullo got a proposal from her girlfriend, Marjorie Enya, at
rugby player gets engaged during Rio Olympics.)
In Rio, Bosworth finished sixth in the