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Yusra Mardini Boyfriend Vaggelis Makrygiannis Is An Olympian


 Yusra Mardini and her boyfriend are in a happy relationship since March 5th
Yusra Mardini and her boyfriend are in a happy relationship since March 5th( Source : instagram )

Yusra Mardini and her boyfriend, Vaggelis Makrygiannis, have an age gap of two years. They met while students at USC.

Her partner is also an Olympian. He made his Olympic debut for Greece in Tokyo by swimming the backstroke leg (54.07) in the men's 4x100m medley relay. In the relay, he placed 14th and made national headlines for his outstanding Olympic performance.

Considering they are both exceptional swimmers attending the same university, sparks were found to fly. They have been seeing each other for eight months based on their social media pictures. 

Yusra Mardini and Sara Mardini became sensations overnight after the release of The Swimmers. The biopic portrays the Mardini sisters' life details, including Yusra's accomplishments while on the Refugee Olympics Team.

Coached by Sven Spannekrebs, Yusra Mardini won hearts even if she did not win a medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Who Is Yusra Mardini Boyfriend?

Yusra Mardini and her boyfriend, Vaggelis Makrygiannis, became Instagram official on March 5, 2022.

Her boyfriend is a fellow swimmer born to parents Vasileois Makrygiannis and Maria Souza. The 22-year-old was welcomed into the family on June 18, 2000. They encouraged him to pursue his dream of becoming a professional swimmer.

He is 6'3'' and a junior at USC. Originally from Athens, Greece, he went to high school at Papaxaralampeio.

Yusra Mardini Boyfriend Is Vaggelis.
Yusra Mardini Boyfriend Is Vaggelis. ( Source : instagram )

At the 2019 Greek National Open Championship, Makrygiannis set four personal best times, and at the 2018 Greek Winter National Championships, he advanced to the final in four events. He has competed for Greece at the FINA World Championships and the LEN European Aquatic Championship.

Makrygiannis placed 42nd in the 100-yard back and 37th in the 200-yard back at the NCAA Championships (46.74).

His girlfriend Yusra could be seen cheering him on from the stands and offering advice to help him improve during other events, but he did not compete for USC during the 2020–21 season.

He is available on Instagram under the handle @vaggelis_mac.

Yusra Mardini And Vaggelis Makrygiannis Age Gap

Yusra Mardini and her boyfriend, Vaggelis Makrygiannis, have an age gap of two years. Her partner is 22 years old.

Their relationship became public knowledge on Yusra's 24th birthday after Vaggelis shared pictures of them. While Yusra was born on March 5, 1998, her boyfriend was born on June 18, 2000.

If anyone had doubts they were dating from the pictures of them hugging each other, his followers were made clear about their relationship after reading his caption.

"Happy 24th birthday to the most amazing human. I am so lucky to have you❤️ #24.

Some were unhappy he was taken and some reminded him that he was indeed lucky.

Yusra Mardini And Boyfriend Age Gap Is Of 2 Years
Yusra Mardini And Boyfriend Age Gap Is Of 2 Years ( Source : instagram )

As they are both swimmers, their training routines and lifestyle match up. She is studying film and television production in California while continuing her role as a U.N. ambassador. Her role includes advocacy at high-level events and work in refugee camps.

The Swimmers is a recent documentary that follows 17-year-old Yusra and her sister in their everyday lives in Daraya, Damascus, before the civil war in Syria broke out and forced them to flee. However, their story doesn't follow Yusra's relationship with her boyfriend.

Yusra Mardini Husband - Is She Married?

Yusra Mardini is not married and does not have a husband. However, she is dating a fellow swimmer Vaggelis Makrygiannis.

Surprisingly, she has been photographed with a ring on her ring finger on both hands, her fans are confused about her marital status. As no wedding pictures or engagement announcements have been made public, she is likely unmarried but in a relationship.

On September 19, Yusra was spotted with her boyfriend on the streets of Toronto, Canada, arm in arm.

Yusra is pursuing several goals for her future before getting married. She is interested in performing, fashion, and the entertainment industry. She dreams of launching her own fashion line.

Yusra is not married but is dating her boyfriend Vaggelis
Yusra is not married but is dating her boyfriend Vaggelis ( Source : instagram )

They both have a strong commitment to aiding refugees, and it will always play a significant role in their lives. Additionally, her documentary aims to provide a voice to some of the many voiceless migrants she encountered on her travels.

Although they haven't gotten married yet, their fans hope they will wed soon. Based on their Instagram posts and their captions, they are in the honeymoon phase of their relationship.