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Shawn Johnson weds

Shawn Johnson has wed National Football League (NFL) player Andrew East in a private ceremony on a farm in Tennessee.

The gold medal Olympic gymnast married her fiance in an outdoor wedding in Franklin on Saturday (16Apr16), she confirmed to People.com.


"I've found my guy," the 24-year-old said. "And he's my best friend, so making it official is exciting."


Shawn admitted to a few pre-wedding jitters, but revealed that the ceremony was intimate and relaxed.


The couple, who met three years ago through Andrew's brother, shared a photo on social media on Friday (15Apr16) of them picking up their marriage license. "It just got real," the Oakland Raiders player captioned the shot on Instagram.


Shawn wore a custom made dress by Nashville-based designer Olia Zavozina, editors at US Weekly report.


Among those on the guest list were some of the former gymnast's Dancing with the Stars co-stars, and members of Shawn's 2008 Olympic gold medal winning team.


Shawn, who was paired with professional dancer Mark Ballas on the dancing show, won the eighth season of the dancing competition, and earned second place on the all-star edition of the show.


The pair got engaged after Andrew popped the question last July (15) at Wrigley Field baseball stadium in Chicago, Illinois, in front of thousands of fans. "Everything is right about him!" Shawn said at the time.


"The more I wasn't trying to impress him by being that celebrity girl or Olympic gymnast, but was just my weird, awkward self, the more he loved me. And it just became more and more comfortable."