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.”
You May Also Be Interested In These Stories
- Lundqvist Notches Win No. 407 As Rangers Top Nashville Predators In Matinee Showdown
- Keidel: As Verlander Reminded The Yankees, Pitching Still Rules
- Astros Pull Away From Yankees, ALCS Pushed To Game 7
- Devils’ 3-Game Win Streak Snapped By San Jose
(TM and © Copyright 2013 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)