Greg louganis dating

After admitting he was gay, Fashanu struggled to reignite an already stuttering career, and retired in 1997, blaming his downfall on prejudice in the English game. Greg Louganis (diving) - The American won a silver medal at the 1976 Olympic Games and followed that with a brace of golds in 19.Louganis' autobiography, which spent five weeks at number one on the New York Times best-seller list on its release in 1995, detailed his rise to global prominence and subsequent decision to come out as a homosexual living with HIV.To that point he'd already racked up a silver and two golds, dating back to the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal.At 28, these would be his final Olympic dives—and, as history would remember them, surely his most bad-ass ones, too.Lenzi was selected the National Collegiate Athletic Association's diver of the year in 19.

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‘But since then I have pretty much said what I think, which has cost me dearly in endorsements.’Donal Og Cusack (hurling) - The much-decorated Irish star is one of the leading lights of the fast-paced Gaelic game, and became the first elite Irish sportsman to reveal he was gay in his autobiography, 'Come What May', released last year.‘Whatever you may feel about me or who I am, I've always been at peace with it,’ he wrote.John Amaechi (basketball) - The American-born Briton was the first NBA player to openly admit to being gay in 2007.The 6ft 10in star used his autobiography, Man In The Middle, to make public his sexuality, and admitted afterwards the reaction from the public had been encouraging, saying: ‘I can't say there hasn't been any negative reaction at all, because there has.But I've been wildly overwhelmed by the positives.’Gareth Thomas (rugby union) - Thomas, who was Wales' most-capped player and a former British and Irish Lions captain, publicly announced he was gay in December 2009 at the age of 35.After complaining that he had been misquoted in an interview over his sexuality, Daley recorded a five-minute clip before tweeting: "Got something I need to say..been an easy decision to make, hope you can support me!

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