Australian swimmer Mack Horton has married his highschool sweetheart Ella Walter. The 2 have been wedded on Saturday in Australia.
Horton, 27, and Walter, a nurse, have been engaged in January 2022.
Horton gained an Olympic gold medal within the 400 free in Rio in 2016 and a bronze medal as a prelims leg on the Australian 800 free relay in 2021 in Tokyo.
Whereas his 1:44.85 anchor was the quickest Australian leg on the 2019 World Championships, main Australia to gold over Russia and the USA, he had the slowest cut up on the prelims relay in Tokyo, lacking out on finals.
Together with that 2019 relay title, he has 7 World Championship medals, 4 Pan Pac Championship medals, and eight Commonwealth Video games medals – together with 4 gold.
Horton is a former World Junior File holder within the 200 free, 400 free, and 800 free.
Earlier this 12 months at Australia’s choice meet, Horton completed thirty third within the 200 free, third within the 400 free behind Sam Brief and Elijah Winnington, and fifth within the 800 free, lacking the workforce for the World Championships.
Horton, who continues to point that he’s coaching for the Paris 2024 Olympic Video games, accomplished a half Ironman final week in Maroochydore, Queensland. He completed 237th out of 916 particular person male opponents within the race, together with thirty ninth of 112 within the 25-29 age group. Unsurprisingly, he was the primary out of the water within the 1.9km swim, finishing the race in 22:51.