Olympic swimmer Jessica Hardy accidentally gave away her engagement ring when she gave a volunteer at the pool her backpack that was holding the bauble.

On Sunday, Hardy tweeted, “I gave away my arena backpack w my engagement ring in it to a volunteer in blue shirt,” adding, “ Pls rt & help me find it. Please!!!!!!" She also told her Twitter followers exactly where the ring was in the bag.

That same day, Hardy incredibly had her engagement ring returned to her. "I GOT IT!! Thank u #bcn2013 for ur AMAZING volunteers,” she tweeted. “Amazing amazing."

Hardy’s fiancé, Swiss Olympic swimmer Dominik Meichtry, later took to Twitter as well to thank those that participated in the search for the ring, including a picture of the happy couple – with the ring back on Hardy’s finger. "Thanks to everyone who helped @swimhardy & I breathe a sigh of relief. Found the ring,” Meichtry tweeted. “Engaged twice now."

– Chelsea Regan

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