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First the silver, then the diamond! Chinese diver surprised by proposal after winning medal

by Ree Hines / / Source: TODAY

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First the silver and then the diamond — Chinese diver He Zi had more than one big moment during the medal ceremony in Rio Sunday.

 He Zi (CHN) of China recieves a marriage proposal from Olympic diver Qin Kai (CHN) of China after the medal ceremony. She accepted Qin's proposal. 2016 Rio Olympics - Diving - Women's 3m Springboard Victory Ceremony - Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 14/08/2016. MICHAEL DALDER / Reuters

Just after taking second place in the women's 3-meter springboard, the diver was clearly shocked when her boyfriend and fellow Team China diver Qin Kai approached the podium, dropped to one knee and popped the question!

 Qin Kai proposes to silver medalist He Zi of China on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Women's Diving 3m Springboard Final on Day 9 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre on August 14, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Clive Rose / Getty Images
 He Zi, reacts she receives a marriage proposal from Chinese diver Qin Kai during the podium ceremony of the Women's diving 3m Springboard Final at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 14, 2016. CHRISTOPHE SIMON / AFP - Getty Images

Gold medal winner Shi Tingmao and bronze holder Tania Cagnotto, who shared the podium with He, looked on and smiled as Qin pulled out a red velvet ring box and proposed to his longtime girlfriend in front of millions of viewers around the world.

 He Zi (CHN) of China recieves a marriage proposal from Olympic diver Qin Kai (CHN) of China after the medal ceremony. She accepted Qin's proposal. At left are Shi Tingmao (CHN) of China and Tania Cagnotto (ITA) of Italy. 2016 Rio Olympics - Diving - Women's 3m Springboard Victory Ceremony - Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 14/08/2016. MARCOS BRINDICCI / Reuters

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Qin had a lot to say during the well-prepared proposal, so much so that, according to Reuters, He had already forgotten most of it by the time it was over. But she remembered one part well.

"What touched me the most is that he said he was willing to be bullied by me for life," she recalled.

The 25-year-old Olympian said yes with a quiet nod.

 He Zi (CHN) of China recieves a marriage proposal from Olympic diver Qin Kai (CHN) of China after the medal ceremony. She accepted Qin's proposal. 2016 Rio Olympics - Diving - Women's 3m Springboard Victory Ceremony - Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 14/08/2016. MICHAEL DALDER / Reuters

This marks the second public engagement for an athlete in Rio since the Games kicked off on Aug. 5.

Last week, Olympics volunteer Marjorie Enya took to the loudspeakers at Deodoro Stadium to propose to her girlfriend, Brazilian ruby player Isadora Cerullo.

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Of course, there's a week of Games to go, and plenty of time for other sporting participants to celebrate more than medals in Rio

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