August 9, 2016 at 10:30 am EST | by Mariah Cooper
Rio Olympics gets first same-sex proposal
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A history-making gay marriage proposal occurred at the Rio Olympics this week when a lesbian couple got engaged at the games.

BBC reports Marjorie Enya, 28, a volunteer manager at Rio’s Deodoro Stadium, popped the question to Brazilian women’s rugby sevens player Isadora Cerullo, 25, following the first ever women’s rugby sevens finals.

Although Cerullo’s team had finished in ninth place in the tournament after losing to Japan, Cerullo had plenty to celebrate when she accepted the proposal.

“The Olympic Games can look like closure but, for me, it’s starting a new life with someone. I wanted to show people that love wins,” Enya told BBC.

The couple live in San Paulo and have been together for two years. Watch the big moment below.

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