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15 LGBT Players In Olympics 2016 You Must Know. #Elena Delle Donne Is Also On List!

With the Olympics going on, we all are very curious to know about the players and their games. And with no new surprise, we have LGBT players who will be representing their countries this time too.

This is pride for all of us to have players from all genders, but certainly, many of us would be unaware of the names which belong to the LGBT category. So come, let's have a look at them.

15 LGBT Players In Olympics 2016 You Must Know. #Elena Delle Donne Is Also On List!

15 LGBT Players In Olympics 2016 You Must Know. #Elena Delle Donne Is Also On List!

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1. Tom Bosworth- Great Britain

1. Tom Bosworth- Great Britain

The race walker, 25, from England willingly disclosed his sexuality about being a gay. He told about how his fellow athletes used to make fun of him at the early age.

2. Tom Daley- Great Britain

2. Tom Daley- Great Britain

Come on, someone with that tiny bikini can be easily recognized as a gay. It is heard that he will be wearing a bikini of this kind in the Olympics.

3. Amini Fonua- Tonga

3. Amini Fonua- Tonga

He is a New Zealand-born swimmer whose sexuality of being a gay was revealed long time back.

4. Edward Gal- Netherlands

4. Edward Gal- Netherlands

Born in 1970, Netherlands, is an equestrian. He is a gay.

5. Ari-Pekka Liukkonen- Finland

5. Ari-Pekka Liukkonen- Finland

Born in 1989, he is a gay Finnish swimmer, who also participated in the Summer Olympics 2012.

6. Robert Manson- New Zealand

6. Robert Manson- New Zealand

A rower from New Zealand who came out to be a gay a year ago.

7. Hans Peter Minderhoud- Netherlands

7. Hans Peter Minderhoud- Netherlands

Hans is a Dutch dressage rider and has been in a long term relation with his trainer, Edward Gal.

8. Ian Matos- Brazil

8. Ian Matos- Brazil

He is a Brazilian diver. He came out publicly as a gay after being inspired by Tom Daley.

9. Spencer Wilton- Great Britain

9. Spencer Wilton- Great Britain

He is an international rider and trainer. His ex-boyfriend is Carl Hester.

10. Carl Hester- Great Britain

10. Carl Hester- Great Britain

He won gold in the 2012 London Olympics. He was a partner of Spencer Wilton.

11. Nicola Adams- Great Britain

11. Nicola Adams- Great Britain

She is a bisexual boxer who has also won a gold medal in the 2012 Olympics.

12. Lisa Dahlkvist- Sweden

12. Lisa Dahlkvist- Sweden

She is a football midfielder who came out to be a lesbian publicly in 2008.

13. Elena Delle Donne- The U.S.A.

13. Elena Delle Donne- The U.S.A.

She has publicly accepted her relationship with the same-sex person who turns out to be Amanda Clifton.

14. Asa Nilla Maria Fischer- Sweden

14. Asa Nilla Maria Fischer- Sweden

In 2013, she announced her decision to marry a female partner.

15. Larissa França- Brazil

15. Larissa França- Brazil

She is a beach volleyball player from Brazil. She married fellow female player Liliane Maestrini.

Although there is a total of 44 LGBTs participating in the Olympics 2016, here is a coverage of a few.

To know about all the LGBT players, you can read more.

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