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An Olympian's grandparents had the most heartwarming reaction to his gold win


OLYMPIC SWIMMER KYLE Chalmers is just 18-years-old, and he’s already an Olympic gold medalist.

PastedImage-48065 Source: Michael Sohn

The Australian took part in the men’s 100m freestyle on Wednesday night, beating all the favourites to take the gold.

The reaction of his grandparents Malcolm and Julie Bagnell, watching at home in Port Lincoln, South Australia, is going viral because it’s just so heartwarming.

Source: Mark Thomas/YouTube

Just pure joy.

Malcolm told The Project:

Normally I’m a little settled, wherever I’ve been, following him I’ve always taken footage of him. But today I got away from it, I was absolutely over moon and I went for it. Yes, what a tremendous win.



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