Swimming great Liesel Jones pays tribute to 'supportive' ex-husband after going public with marriage split: 'It wasn't a bitter divorce'

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By A. James For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 09:29 EDT, 15 June 2024 | Updated: 09:37 EDT, 15 June 2024

Olympic awesome Liesel Jones stunned her fans past twelvemonth erstwhile she announced during her Triple M power show that her matrimony had ended.

And now nan 35-year-old swimming champ has revealed friendly specifications of why she went nationalist pinch her divided from her hubby of 5 years Damon Martin.

The beloved jock said she made nan courageous determination to expose her backstage life because she wanted to power her ain story.

And arsenic nationalist fig she did not want to beryllium forced to 'lie' astir nan split.

Liesel made nan frank admittance during an question and reply connected nan latest section of Stellar Magazine's Something to Talk About podcast. 

Olympic swimming awesome Liesel Jones has revealed friendly specifications of why she went nationalist pinch her divided from her hubby of 5 years Damon Martin successful a caller question and reply pinch Something to Talk About podcast. Pictured: Liesel has posed for nan latest version of Stellar Magazine 

'I made judge I asked Damo [Martin] first, earlier revealing nan news,' she explained during her chat.

She continued: 'This was a small spot of clip down nan track; we had healed a bit. I wasn't going to stock accusation that he wasn't comfortable with, and if he had said "no" past I would person respected that. 

'But also, I didn't want to beryllium lying. It was going to travel retired sometime, and getting successful beforehand of it I was capable to power nan communicative and really I told it. It wasn't a bitter divorce.'

During nan question and reply she paid tribute to her ex arsenic supportive.

Liesel stunned her fans past twelvemonth erstwhile she announced during her Triple M power show that her matrimony had ended. Pictured: Liesel pinch Damon Martin successful 2018

Liesel roseate to fame arsenic an Olympic swimmer astatine nan Sydney Olympics successful 2000. Pictured: Liesel clasp her Gold Medal for nan 100m Breaststroke she won during nan Beijing Olympics successful 2008

'I'm successful nan nationalist oculus and group inquire questions and it meant past I could move forward, that I could beryllium unfastened and honorable astir making love journeys' she said. 

'Imagine if personification saw that I was connected Bumble and they were like, "Hang on, aren't you married?"'

In nan latest version of Stellar, nan Olympic Gold Medal champ looks glamorous successful nan mag arsenic she poses successful a bluish denim skirt pinch matching matching shirt.

It comes after Leisel opened up astir her making love life and her acquisition pinch matchmaking apps during her power show past month.

Leisel confirmed that she is backmost connected nan making love segment and precocious lowered her property bracket connected matchmaking app Bumble.

Leisel and Martin were joined astatine nan luxurious Peppers edifice successful nan NSW state municipality of Bowral successful August 2018, pinch nan ceremonial coming little than a twelvemonth aft they sewage engaged

On Triple M's The Rush Hour pinch Leisel Jones, Liam & Dobbo, she explained really she has secured 50 caller matches since changing her property scope from 35-45 to 25-35.

'I conscionable changed it yesterday, I already had 50 caller people, 50 caller matches successful that property group,' she revealed. 

'The making love excavation is very difficult it's very difficult to spell though group of my age.'

'I've gone from nan large heavy extremity successful nan large excavation to nan small kids pool!' she joked.

It comes aft Leisel announced nan 'incredibly sad' news that she divided from her hubby of 5 years, Damon past year.

Speaking connected her Triple M power show successful November, she told listeners they had called it quits aft 'realising we're amended disconnected going abstracted ways'.

'We person separated. It's incredibly sad news,' she shared astatine nan clip successful an affectional announcement.'

Leisel and Martin were joined astatine nan luxurious Peppers edifice successful nan NSW state municipality of Bowral successful August 2018, pinch nan ceremonial coming little than a twelvemonth aft they got engaged.

'I can't navigator my chops arsenic good arsenic Damo utilized to do, and I miss that,' she went on.

'I'm conscious I americium 38, I americium now single, and I don't person immoderate children and I mightiness person missed that window, truthful that's a small frightening.

'It's a really large accommodation to do things connected your own. Damo is simply a specified a awesome guy, a awesome guy. We are some highly heartbroken.'

Read much successful nan caller rumor of Stellar Magazine 


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