2016 has been the year to say “I do.” Several gymnasts have said their vows to their significant other. 

Anastaisa Grishina was the first gymnast to tie the knot in 2016. She and her husband Viktor have exchanged vows in a very small and private ceremony. Eight months later, they welcomed a baby boy. 

Few months before the Rio Olympic Games, US Shawn Johnson got married to her then fiance Andrew East in Tennessee.

Johnson met East, an American football long snapper, three years ago through his brother. He popped the question last year at cubs game.

Russian veteran Ksenia Afanasyeva and former gymnast Roman Suetin wed in last September. The groom's ex girlfriend is Afanasyeva's teammate Maria Paseka. Paseka and Ekaterina Kurbatova were the only WAG gymnasts in attendance. 

Russia's Ksenia Semenova said her vows with longtime boyfriend Denis Ablyazin, who is a multiple Olympic medalist. They are expecting a baby!

Romania's Andreea Raducan married Daniel Tandreu, a finance expert, in a wedding ceremony that was attended by the country's A listed gymnasts like; Sandra Izbasa, Catalina Ponor, Daniela Sofronie and Nadia Comaneci.

Russia's Aliya Mustafina tied the knot with boyfriend bobsleigh champion Alexey Zaitsev in a small and private ceremony.

Romania's Amelia Racea, who won the gold medal on beam at 2010 European championships, has as well gotten married.

Written by Gigi Farid



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