Rebecca Adlington announces engagement to boyfriend Harry Needs

Team GB medalist Rebecca Adlington arrives at Sports Personality of the Year on December 16, 2012
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Retired Olympic swimmer Rebecca Adlington announces that she is engaged to boyfriend of two years Harry Needs.

Retired Olympic swimmer Rebecca Adlington has announced that she is engaged to boyfriend Harry Needs.

The 24-year-old, who decided to call time on her professional swimming career in February, revealed the proposal on Twitter.

"Had the best weekend ever!!! Thank you @Harryneeds for making me the happiest person ever right now #engaged #isaidyes," Adlington wrote.

The couple have been in a relationship for two years.

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