Gay Olympians, past and present

Published: Feb 06 2014 01:29:12 PM EST   Updated On: Feb 06 2014 01:31:15 PM EST

Just six openly-gay athletes are competing in the 2014 Winter Olympics. Here's a look at some of the Olympians who are gay, both past and present.

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Just six openly-gay athletes are competing in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. Here's a look at some of the Olympians who are gay, both past and present.

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2014 Sochi Olympic medal count

COUNTRY
G
S
B
TOTAL
Russia
13
11
9
33
United States
9
7
12
28
Norway
11
5
10
26
Canada
10
10
5
25
Netherlands
8
7
9
24
Germany
8
6
5
19
Austria
4
8
5
17
France
4
4
7
15
Sweden
2
7
6
15
Switzerland
6
3
2
11
China
3
4
2
9
South Korea
3
3
2
8
Czech Republic
2
4
2
8
Slovenia
2
2
4
8
Japan
1
4
3
8
Italy
0
2
6
8
Belarus
5
0
1
6
Poland
4
1
1
6
Finland
1
3
1
5
Great Britain
1
1
2
4
Latvia
0
2
2
4
Australia
0
2
1
3
Ukraine
1
0
1
2
Slovakia
1
0
0
1
Croatia
0
1
0
1
Kazakhstan
0
0
1
1
Medal count will be updated at the conclusion of each day's medal events.
 
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