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.
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.
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.
He is a New Zealand-born swimmer whose sexuality of being a gay was revealed long time back.
Born in 1970, Netherlands, is an equestrian. He is a gay.
Born in 1989, he is a gay Finnish swimmer, who also participated in the Summer Olympics 2012.
A rower from New Zealand who came out to be a gay a year ago.
Hans is a Dutch dressage rider and has been in a long term relation with his trainer, Edward Gal.
He is a Brazilian diver. He came out publicly as a gay after being inspired by Tom Daley.
He is an international rider and trainer. His ex-boyfriend is Carl Hester.
He won gold in the 2012 London Olympics. He was a partner of Spencer Wilton.
She is a bisexual boxer who has also won a gold medal in the 2012 Olympics.
She is a football midfielder who came out to be a lesbian publicly in 2008.
She has publicly accepted her relationship with the same-sex person who turns out to be Amanda Clifton.
In 2013, she announced her decision to marry a female partner.
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.