Isadora Cerullo didn't get a gold medal, but she'll be leaving Deodoro Stadium with a fiancée.
The Brazilian rugby sevens player was greeted by her longtime girlfriend Marjorie Enya after finishing the women's team's final match. In front of a few straggling fans and leftover camera crew, Enya proposed to Cerullo, ending the rugby player's Olympic run with a major surprise.
"As soon as I knew she was in the squad, I thought, I have to make this special," Enya told BBC Sport. "I know rugby people are amazing and they would embrace it."
Twenty-five-year-old Cerullo helped Brazil finish in ninth place, three spots higher than the 12th seed that the team was seated at upon entering the tournament as hosts. Enya's proposal came after Brazil had gotten done steamrolling Japan, 33-5.
Enya was actually a manager at the venue and gave a heartfelt speech to the remaining crowd on a microphone before proposing. The two embraced to cheers.
"The Olympic Games can look like closure but, for me, it's starting a new life with someone," Enya added to BBC. "I wanted to show people that love wins."