What shattered dream? Cody Simpson beams as he parties with girlfriend Marloes Stevens in Adelaide – hours after bombing out of the Olympic swim trials
Cody Simpson placed last in the men’s 100m butterfly finals on Thursday, shattering his dreams of swimming at the Tokyo Olympics.
But the 24-year-old still has reason to smile again, thanks to the love of his supportive girlfriend Marloes Stevens, 28.
Just hours after his devastating loss, Cody was seen cosying up to his girlfriend on the dancefloor as they partied the night away in Adelaide.
Who needs swimming when you can dance? Cody Simpson, 24, (left) looked anything but crestfallen as he partied with his girlfriend Marloes Stevens, 28, (right) in Adelaide, hours after bombing out of the Olympic swim trials
In a video posted to Marloes’ Instagram Story, the couple are seen dancing and miming the lyrics to a song while staring at the camera.
Looking anything but crestfallen, Cody beamed and placed a kiss on the back of Marloe’s head, prompting the model to glance back at him and giggle.
Cody debuted his romance with Gold Coast-born Marloes in January this year, four months ending his relationship with American pop singer Miley Cyrus.
He’s still her number one! At one stage, Cody placed a kiss on the back of Marloe’s head, prompting the model to glance back at him and giggle
So close: Cody placed last in the men’s 100 metre butterfly final on Thursday night, missing a place at the Tokyo Olympics this year
It comes after Cody vowed to be ready for the 2024 Olympics in Paris after narrowly missing out on a place at Tokyo this year.
The pop singer exceeded expectations by booking a spot in the men’s 100m butterfly final at the Australian Swimming Trials in Adelaide on Thursday, but sadly placed last in the race.
Addressing his journey on Instagram later that night, the singer began, ‘What an experience racing at my first Australian Olympic Trials.’
‘I’m so psyched to get back to training.’ Cody has vowed to be ready for the 2024 Olympics in Paris after narrowly missing out on a place at Tokyo this year
The On My Mind singer continued: ‘To make a final was our goal this year and with less than a year of training we did just that.’
‘I’ve come so much further than I expected to this year and to be racing the best in the country already is a privilege.’
‘Thanks to @hawkebr and my training partner Matt Targett for pushing me everyday back in the USA throughout COVID and to my new coach Michael Bohl for the wisdom and swift preparation!’
‘I’m so psyched to get back to training. See you in 3 years..’ the singer-turned-athlete signed off.
Lovebirds: Cody debuted his romance with Gold Coast-born Marloes in January this year, four months ending his relationship with American pop singer Miley Cyrus