Eric Radford becomes first out athlete to win gold at Winter Olympics

Eric Radford  Twitter                       Canadian figure skater Eric Radford won a gold medal at the 2018 Winter Olympics becoming the first openly gay athlete to do

Eric Radford Twitter Canadian figure skater Eric Radford won a gold medal at the 2018 Winter Olympics becoming the first openly gay athlete to do

Adam Rippon - who is also openly gay - was part of an American squad that included: Chris Knierim, Alex Shibutani, Mirai Nagasu, Nathan Chen, Bradie Tennell, Maia Shibutani and Alexa Scimeca Knierim.

Canadian figure skater Eric Radford became the first openly gay Olympic champion in the history of the Winter Games, by virtue of his role among Canada's gold medalists in team figure skating.

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We have even more exciting news to share with you all concerning openly gay athletes and Olympics Medals. He and partner Meagan Duhamel took the top spot in the pairs free skate program with their show-stopping routine set to Adele's "Hometown Glory".

Radford officially came out in an article in Outsports Magazine in December 2014, nearly a year after helping Canada earn Olympic silver in the same event in Sochi.

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Justin Thomas: Started his season by winning the first ever CJ Cup @ Nine Bridges, and has since gone 11th-T22-T14-T17. Los Angeles is the city of stars, and there is no shortage of big names in golf at this week's Genesis Open .

Meanwhile, Dutch speed skater Ireen Wüst won silver in her 3,000-meter race, narrowly losing out on gold by just.08 seconds, while Swedish ice hockey player Emilia Andersson Ramboldt played 21 minutes to help her team best Japan in a 2-1 opener.

During the opening ceremony in Pyeongchang, South Korea over the weekend, both Gus and Adam posed for a series of cute photos together which were later shared on social media. 'I said I want to go out there and I want to skate really strong. "I'm not buying it", Rippon said to USA Today. I felt it was important to come out here and skate a very strong performance for the U.S. team'.

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