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Winter Olympics 2018: day five from Pyeongchang – live!

Martin Belam on LGBT athletes in Pyeongchang

Martin Belam has a wonderful article today on Pyeongchang’s Olympics having more athletes out and open about their sexuality than ever before. This includes Canada’s Eric Radford, the first ‘out’ Olympian to wing old at the Winter Games. He won gold in the team figure skating on Monday, alongside skating partner Meagan Duhamel. He was also snapped posing with Adam Rippon of the USA (bronze medallist) who came out in December 2014 after he won silver in the previous Winter Olympics (Sochi).

So proud that @Adaripp and I get to wear these medals and show the world what we can do! #represent?? #olympics #pyeongchang2018 #pride #outandproud #medalists #TeamNorthAmerica pic.twitter.com/eXMlZ2Utrw

We're here. We're queer. Get used to it. @Adaripp #Olympics #OpeningCeremony pic.twitter.com/OCeiqiY6BN

Medal tally

For those wondering about the current medal count, Germany are in the lead, followed by the Netherlands and the USA.

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