10 openly gay Olympians win medals

Mon. August 13, 2012 6:56 PM by OnTopMag.com

London - Ten openly gay Olympians won medals at the 2012 Summer Olympics which ended Sunday in London.

A majority of the medals won by out athletes competing in London are gold.

The statistics were compiled by sports site SBNation.com, which wrote: "If Team Gay was a country, it would have finished 31st overall with seven medals, tied with Mexico, Ethiopia and Georgia. They would have beaten the medal count of such countries as Jamaica, Ireland, Argentina and India. They would have finished 21st overall for most golds (four), tied with Iran, Jamaica, Czech Republic and Korea."

Winning gold medals are Seimone Augustus of the U.S. women's basketball team; Carl Hester of Britain's Equestrian team; Marilyn Agliotti, Carlien Dirkse van de Heuvel, Kim Lammers and Maartje Paumen of the Netherlands women's Field Hockey team; and Megan Rapinoe of the U.S. women's soccer team.

German cyclist Judith Arndt won a silver medal.

Winning bronze medals are Edward Gal of the Netherlands Equestrian team; and USA's Lisa Raymond, who along with her partner Mike Bryan won the tennis mixed doubles.

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