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25 Out Olympians Who Medaled in Rio

A record number of openly LGBTQ athletes headed to Rio for this year's Olympic Games. Here are 25 who left Brazil with gold, silver or bronze.

1. Rachele Bruni, Italy

Marathon Swimming - Olympics: Day 10
Rachele Bruni of Italy poses during the medal ceremony for the Women's 10km Marathon Swimming at Fort Copacabana on August 15, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Clive Rose / Getty Images

Silver Medal (Swimming - Women's 10K Open Water)

2. Tom Daley, Great Britain

Rio 2016 Olympics: Diving
Tom Daley (L) and Daniel Goodfellow of the United Kingdom pose at a victory ceremony for the men's synchronized 10m platform final at the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games. Stanislav Krasilnikov / TASS via Getty Images

Bronze Medal (Diving - Men's Synchronized 10m)

3. Carl Hester, Great Britain

Equestrian - Olympics: Day 10
Carl Hester of Great Britain riding Nip Tuck competes in the Dressage Individual Grand Prix Freestyle at Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 15, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. David Rogers / Getty Images

Silver Medal (Equestrian - Team Dressage)

4. Jennifer Kish, Canada

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Canada's Jennifer Kish runs with the ball in the womens rugby sevens match between Canada and Britain during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 7, 2016. Pascal Guyot / AFP/Getty Images

Bronze Medal (Rugby - Women's Tournament)

5. Rafaela Silva, Brazil

Judo - Olympics: Day 3
Rafaela Silva of Brazil (blue) defeated Sumiya Dorjsuren of Mongolia to win the u57kg gold medal in Judo at the 2016 Rio Olympics on Monday, August 8. David Finch / Getty Images

Gold Medal (Judo - Women's 57kg)

6. Sunette Viljoen, South Africa

Athletics - Olympics: Day 13
Sunette Viljoen of South Africa celebrates winning silver in the Women's Javelin final at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 18, 2016. Alexander Hassenstein / Getty Images

Silver Medal (Track & Field - Women's Javelin Throw)

7. Spencer Wilton, Great Britain

Equestrian - Olympics: Day 7
Spencer Wilton of Great Britain riding Super Nova II warms up during the final day of the Dressage Grand Prix event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 12, 2016. David Rogers / Getty Images

Silver Medal (Equestrian - Team Dressage)

8. Susannah Townsend, Great Britain

Hockey - Olympics: Day 8
Susannah Townsend (R) of Great Britain moves away from Kelsey Kolojejchick during the Women's group B hockey match between Great Britain and the USA on August 13, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. David Rogers / Getty Images

Gold Medal (Field Hockey - Women's Tournament)

9. Helen Richardson-Walsh, Great Britain

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Britain's Helen Richardson-Walsh (R) celebrates a goal during the women's quarterfinal field hockey Britain vs Spain match of the Rio 2016 Olympics Games on August 15, 2016. Carl De Souza / AFP/Getty Images

Gold Medal (Field Hockey - Women's Tournament)

10. Kate Richardson-Walsh, Great Britian

Hockey - Olympics: Day 8
Kate Richardson-Walsh of Great Britain plays the ball past Katie Bam during the Women's group B hockey match between Great Britain and the USA at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 13, 2016. David Rogers / Getty Images

Gold Medal (Field Hockey - Women's Tournament)

11. Maartje Paumen, Netherlands

Hockey - Olympics: Day 14
Maartje Paumen of Netherlands celebrates scoring her sides third goal during the Women's Gold Medal Match against the Netherlands at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 19, 2016. Mark Kolbe / Getty Images

Silver Medal (Field Hockey - Women's Tournament)

12. Caster Semenya, South Africa

Athletics - Olympics: Day 13
Caster Semenya of South Africa competes in the Women's 800m on day 13 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 18, 2016. Jean Catuffe / Getty Images

Gold Medal (Track and Field - Women's 800m)

13. Caroline Seger, Sweden

Rio 2016 Olympic Games - Sweden v South Africa: Women's Football - Day -2
Caroline Seger of Sweden during the Women's Football first round Group E match between Sweden and South Africa at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Stephen McCarthy / Sportsfile via Getty Images

Silver Medal (Soccer - Women's Tournament)

14. Stephanie Labbé, Canada

Brazil v Canada Bronze Medal Match: Women's Football - Olympics: Day 14
Stephanie Labbe of Canada gives instructions to her defence during the Women's Olympic Football Bronze Medal match between Brazil and Canada on August 19, 2016. Alexandre Schneider / Getty Images

Bronze Medal (Soccer - Women's Tournament)

15. Marie-Ève Nault, Canada

Netherlands v Canada: Group A - FIFA Women's World Cup 2015
Marie-Eve Nault of Canada takes to the pitch during the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup Group A match against the Netherlands on June 15, 2015 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Minas Panagiotakis / Getty Images

Bronze Medal (Soccer - Women's Tournament)

16. Angel McCoughtry, USA

Basketball - Olympics: Day 13
Angel Mccoughtry of the United States moves the ball against Laetitia Kamba of France during a Women's Semifinal Basketball game between the U.S. and France on August 18, 2016. Mark Kolbe / Getty Images

Gold Medal (Basketball - Women's Tournament)

17. Hedvig Lindahl, Sweden

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Sweden's goalkeeper Hedvig Lindahl fails to stop the ball during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games women's football Gold medal match in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on August 19, 2016. Martin Bernetti / AFP/Getty Images

Sliver Medal (Soccer - Women's Tournament)

18. Alexandra Lacrabère, France

Handball - Olympics: Day 15
Alexandra Lacrabere of France shoots the ball during the women's Gold Medal handball match France vs. Russia for the Rio 2016 Olympics Games on August 20, 2016. Pascal Le Segretain / Getty Images

Silver Medal (Handball - Women's Tournament)

19. Ella Delle Donne, USA

Basketball - Olympics: Day 13
Elena Delle Donne of the USA Basketball Women's National Team handles the ball during the game against France during the Quarterfinals on Day 13 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 18, 2016. Garrett Ellwood / NBAE/Getty Images

Gold Medal (Basketball - Women's Tournament)

20. Lisa Dahlkvist, Sweden

Brazil vs Sweden -  Semi Final: Women's Football - Olympics: Day 11
Lisa Dahlkvist of Sweden takes a penalty during the Women's Football Semi Final between Brazil and Sweden on Day 11 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 16, 2016. Buda Mendes / Getty Images

Silver Medal (Soccer - Women's Tournament)

21. Carlien Dirkse van den Heuvel, Netherlands

Olympics Day 14 - Hockey
Carlien Dirkse Van Den Heuvel of Netherlands celebrates scoring a goal in the second half against Argentina during the Women's Hockey gold medal match during the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 10, 2012. Daniel Berehulak / Getty Images

Silver Medal (Field Hockey - Women's Tournament)

22. Nicola Adams, Great Britain

Boxing - Olympics: Day 15
Nicola Adams (red) of Great Britain lands a blow during the Women's Fly (48-51kg) Final Bout against Sarah Ourahmoune of France at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 20, 2016. Bob Thomas / Popperfoto/Getty Images

Gold Medal (Boxing - Women's Flyweight)

23. Seimone Augustus, USA

Basketball - Olympics: Day 13
Seimone Augustus of the United States moves the ball during a Women's Semifinal Basketball game between the United States and France at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 18, 2016. Mark Kolbe / Getty Images

Gold Medal (Basketball - Women's Tournament)

24. Nilla Fisher, Sweden

Sweden v Germany: Women's Football - Olympics: Day 14
Nilla Fischer of Sweden in action during the Women's Soccer Final between Germany and Sweden at Maracana Stadium on August 19, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Jean Catuffe / Getty Images

Silver Medal (Soccer - Women's Tournament)

25. Brittney Griner, USA

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USA's Brittney Griner shoots a free throw during a Women's Gold medal basketball match between USA and Spain in Rio de Janeiro on August 20, 2016. Andrej Isakovic / AFP/Getty Images

Gold Medal (Basketball - Women's Tournament)

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