08/09/2014 12:31 BST | Updated 20/05/2015 06:12 BST

Rebecca Adlington Marries The 'Love Of Her Life' Harry Needs

Rebecca Adlington made a beautiful bride as she married the "love of my life" this weekend.

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The Olympic champion swimmer said "I do" to Harry Needs at rural wedding venue The Ashes, which is set in 50 acres of Staffordshire countryside.

And she looked stunning in a Stewart Parvin dress with lace-capped sleeves.
The cute newlyweds revealed they wrote their own vows for the ceremony.

According to the Press Association, Rebecca told Hello! magazine: "The ceremony was so personal, which was exactly what we wanted.

"I love the fact Harry was in bits before I even reached him. I was a bit nervous in the car on the way here with my dad, but as soon as I walked in, my nerves melted and I relaxed. The room was just so full of love."


Harry Needs very sweetly added: "I compliment her every single day, because to me she is the most beautiful woman in the world."

Rebecca also told the magazine how her stint on I'm A Celebrity got her in shape for the big day.

Adlington, who won two golds at the Beijing Olympics in 2008 and a pair of bronzes at London 2012, was a contestant on ITV's I'm A Celebrity ... Get Me Out Of Here last year.


She said: "I lost nearly two stone in the jungle and perhaps another four or five pounds since then. So it was a great kick start, and I feel better for it.

"But I don't like it when people assume you're really happy because you're thin.

"I'm not suddenly confident because I have lost weight, I'm happy because I'm marrying the love of my life."

Awww. Huge congrats to the happy couple.

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