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Former Olympic Diving Champion Greg Louganis To Marry Johnny Chaillot In Fall

'This Is What The Universe Had In Store For Both Of Us'
Greg Louganis (Photo credit should read SAMUEL KUBANI/AFP/Getty Images)

Greg Louganis (Photo credit should read SAMUEL KUBANI/AFP/Getty Images)

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Former Olympic diving champion Greg Louganis plans to get married this fall.

People magazine says the 53-year-old Louganis will marry paralegal Johnny Chaillot.

“I finally met my soul mate — the more I fall in love with Johnny, the more I fall in love with myself,” Louganis told the magazine. “This is what the universe had in store for both of us.”

The four-time gold medalist is the only man to win consecutive Olympic titles in springboard and platform diving — in 1984 at Los Angeles and 1988 at Seoul.

After his diving career ended, Louganis revealed he was gay in 1994 and announced he was HIV-positive a year later.

Louganis is helping Olympic hopefuls as an athlete mentor for USA Diving. He’s also been featured as a coach on ABC’s reality diving competition “Splash.”

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