- South African swimming legend and Olympian Cameron van der Burgh has married his long-time girlfriend Nefeli Valakelis
- The glamour couple were joined by stars and celebrities in Athens for their wedding
- Cameron and Nefeli have been engaged since December 2016
South African swimming hero and Olympic hero Cameron van der Burgh is officially off the market. Cameron and his long-time girlfriend Nefeli Valakelis got married in Athens recently. Cameron himself confirmed the news via social media.
Cameron and Nefeli have been engaged since he proposed to her in the Alps during a December 2016 holiday.
The couple’s wedding was a who’s who of the sporting world with a multitude of sports stars, famous personalities and celebrities joining the couple in Athens.
Briefly.co.za gathered that Olympic medallist Chad le Clos, former Olympic medallist Ryk Neethling and former South African hockey player Sanani Mangisa were just some of the sporting greats who attended the event.
Van der Burgh shot to fame for his exploits in the swimming pool on the international stage. He won gold and silver medals at the 2012 and 2016 Olympic Games. He also won gold, silver and bronze medals at the commonwealth games.
Sport24.com reported that while some pictures and videos of the big day have been posted on social media, the wedding will be featured on an upcoming episode of Top Billing.
Nefeli works for a marketing firm although she is a qualified lawyer.
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