U.S. Olympic ice hockey champion Meghan Duggan married Canadian rival Gillian Apps in an outdoor ceremony in Pownal, Maine on Saturday.
Duggan, 31, is the captain of the U.S. Olympic women’s hockey team. She was also captain for Team USA at the Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang. While there, she helped the team win a gold medal against Canada. Duggan has also helped Team USA win two silver medals, seven world titles and six Four Nations Cups over the course of her career.
Apps, 34, has played hockey for Team Canada for three Olympic Winter Games. Dugan and Apps battled it out on the ice at Vancouver in 2010 and Sochi in 2014. Apps retired from her international team following the Sochi games.
Team USA congratulated the couple on the marriage in a statement: “True love overcomes even the largest of rivalries. Just ask Meghan Duggan.”
Team Canada also offered its congratulations on Twitter.
From competitors on the ice to partners for life.
— Team Canada (@TeamCanada) September 25, 2018
Fellow Olympic athletes Kacey Bellamy, Brianna Decker and Erika Lawler served as bridesmaids.
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