Aussie Olympic Swimmer Ian Thorpe Comes Out as Gay

Ian Thorpe of Australia trains in the warm up area during day three of the Australian Swimming Championships at the South Australian Aquatic & Leisure Centre on March 17, 2012 in Adelaide, Australia. Quinn Rooney / Getty Images, file

Nine-time Olympic swimming medalist Ian Thorpe of Australia said he is gay in a TV interview.

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