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Wedding bells for gymnastics diva Kanaeva (PHOTOS)

Published time: August 28, 2012 11:14
Edited time: August 28, 2012 15:48
Russia's Evgeniya Kanaeva performs her ribbon program during the individual all-around final of the rythmic gymnastics event of the London Olympic Games (AFP Photo/Antonin Thullier)

Russia's Evgeniya Kanaeva performs her ribbon program during the individual all-around final of the rythmic gymnastics event of the London Olympic Games (AFP Photo/Antonin Thullier)

Two-time Olympic champion in rhythmic gymnastics, Evgenia Kanaeva, has announced she is going to marry hockey player, Igor Musatov.

­According to Allhockey.ru, Musatov proposed to his girlfriend after her triumphant return from the London Games.

The 25-year-old presented Kanaeva with a diamond ring, a picture of which she later posted in one of the social networks.

The date for the wedding hasn’t been set, but the ceremony is to take place this September.

Kanaeva is the world’s leading rhythmic gymnast, as the 22-year-old became the first athlete in history to win two Olympic all-around golds in London.

Musatov plays hockey for Atlant Moscow region, with whom he reached the KHL finals in the 2010/11 season.

A diamond ring on Evgenia Kanaeva′s hand (Image from Instagram)
A diamond ring on Evgenia Kanaeva's hand (Image from Instagram)
Gold medalist Russia′s Evgeniya Kanaeva poses on the podium of the rythmic gymnastics individual all-around event of the London Olympic Games (AFP Photo/Thomas Coex)
Gold medalist Russia's Evgeniya Kanaeva poses on the podium of the rythmic gymnastics individual all-around event of the London Olympic Games (AFP Photo/Thomas Coex)
Igor Musatov in Russian hockey squad′s training camp (RIA Novosti/Alexander Vilf)
Igor Musatov in Russian hockey squad's training camp (RIA Novosti/Alexander Vilf)
Atlant′s Igor Musatov (L) in KHL action (RIA Novosti/Syisoev)
Atlant's Igor Musatov (L) in KHL action (RIA Novosti/Syisoev)