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11 Out Olympians You Should Know

From left, Seimone Augustus of the U.S., Holland's Jeffery Wammes and Mayssa Pessoa of Brazil. AP; AFP; Getty

You may already already know British diver Tom Daley and American soccer star Megan Rapinoe, but here are 11 other out athletes - who are competing in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio - to put on your radar.

Maartje Paumen

Hockey: Netherlands v Belgium
Maartje Paumen of the Netherlands in action at the Hockey Centre on July 29, 2012, in London, England. Daniel Berehulak / Getty Images

Paumen is a Dutch field hockey player. She is a decorated athlete in the sport, winning gold medals in both the 2008 and 2012 Olympics.

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Seimone Augustus

San Antonio Stars vs. Minnesota Lynx
Simone Augustus of the Minnesota Lynx handles the ball against the San Antonio Stars on July 2, 2016, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. NBA Photos / NBAE/Getty Images

Augustus is an American basketball player, who already boasts two Olympic gold medals. The Baton Rouge native has become a recognizable figure in the WNBA, earning MVP honors while playing for the Minnesota Lynx.

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Tom Bosworth

Indoor British Championships
Tom Bosworth celebrates winning the Mens 3,000m Walk Final during day two of the Indoor British Championships on February 28, 2016 in Sheffield, England. Matthew Lewis / Getty Images

Bosworth is a race walker and holds three British records in the sport. He is also a qualified trampoline coach and sports masseur.

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Mayssa Pessoa

Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games
Mayssa Pessoa of Brazil celebrates after a handball match between Brazil and Argentina on July 24, 2015 in Toronto, Canada. William Volcov / LatinContent/Getty Images

Pessoa is a handball goalkeeper who plays for the Brazilian national team. She is currently engaged to Canadian model Nikki Shumaker.

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Nadine Muller

German Championships In Athletics
Nadine Mueller at the German Championships in Athletics on June 18, 2016 in Kassel, Germany. Oliver Kremer at Pixolli Studios / Getty Images

Muller is a German discus thrower. She competed in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, placing fourth.

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Dutee Chand

Indian Spinter Dutee Chand
Indian spinter Dutee Chand at the Biju Pattnaik airport in the eastern Indian city Bhubaneswar, India on July 13, 2016. Biswaranjan Rout / NurPhoto via Getty Images

Chand is an Indian sprinter. She is only the second Indian athlete to ever qualify for the women's 100 meter race at the Olympics.

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Ian Matos

FINA Diving World Cup
Ian Matos of Brazil competes in the 2016 FINA Diving World Cup on February 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Buda Mendes / Getty Images

Matos is a Brazilian diver and one of four out Brazilian athletes competing in Rio. Matos came out in 2014 just 5 weeks after fellow diver Tom Daley.

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Nicola Adams

GAMES-EUR-2015-BOXING
Nicola Adams (R) of Britain and Sandra Drabik of Poland compete at the 2015 European Games in Baku June 25, 2015. Adams won the gold medal. Tobias Schwarz / AFP/Getty Images

Adams is a British boxer. She won a gold medal in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London and hopes for a repeat this year in Rio.

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Jeffrey Wammes

2015 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships - Day Four
Jeffrey Wammes of Netherlands competes in the Parallel Bars at the 2015 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships on October 26, 2015 in Glasgow, Scotland. Alex Livesey / Getty Images

Wammes is a Dutch gymnast. His favorite gymnastics events are floor exercise and vault.

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Ari-Pekka Liukkonen

FINA Swimming World Cup
Ari-Pekka Liukkonen of Finland looks on prior to the start of the Men's 50m Butterfly Heats during the FINA Swimming World Cup Dubai on August 31, 2014. Francois Nel / Getty Images

Liukkonen is a Finnish swimmer. He is the first Finnish athlete to come out publicly while still competing.

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Stephanie Labbé

Canada Goalkeeper Stephanie Labbe
Canada goalkeeper Stephanie Labbe makes a save against the United States during the first half of the CONCACAF Olympic women's soccer qualifying championship final on Feb. 21, 2016, in Houston. David J. Phillip / AP

Labbé is a Canadian soccer player. She was the goalkeeper for the University of Connecticut's soccer team and had six shutouts in her senior year.

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