Sunday, February 25, 2018

Pride and medals at the Winter Olympics

There are a record 15 out LGBT athletes at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. With less than a week to go, four athletes have won a combined seven medals.

Team LGBT medals are:

Ireen Wüst (Netherlands, speed skating) won a gold in the 1,500 meters, and two silver in the 3,000 and team pursuit.

Eric Radford (Canada, pairs figure skating) won a bronze in pairs and helped Canada win a gold in the team event.

Brittany Bowe (U.S., speedskating) won a bronze medal with her U.S. teammates in team pursuit.

Adam Rippon (U.S., figure skating) helped the U.S. win a bronze in the team event.


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