30 out athletes are representing Team USA at the Olympics in Tokyo

Megan Rapinoe at the 2012 Summer Olympics final on August 9, 2012
Megan Rapinoe at the 2012 Summer Olympics final on August 9, 2012 Photo: Jay Solomon

With the Tokyo Olympics commencing in under two weeks, most countries have already selected the athletes that will represent them in the Summer Games, which are taking place a year after they were originally scheduled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Those countries won’t be the only communities represented at the games. Analysis by Outsports shows that the Olympics will include a record-shattering 121 athletes who are publicly out, and 30 of them will be participating on behalf of the United States.

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The list of out Olympians was compiled by Outsports‘ Cyd Zeigler, Jim Buzinski, and Shelby Weldon, along with Tony Scupham-Bilton, a historian that created The Queerstory Files.

The list may not be exhaustive.

Here’s the list of Team USA’s out athletes and the sports they’ll be participating in:

Sue Bird
Chelsea Gray
Brittney Griner
Breanna Stewart
Diana Taurasi

BMX Freestyle
Perris Benegas
Hannah Roberts
Chelsea Wolfe

Rashida Ellis
Canoe Slalom
Evy Leibfarth

Domien Michiels
Nick Wagman

Kendall Chase
Gia Doonan
Meghan O’Leary
Ellen Tomek
Julian Venonsky

Alev Kelter
Kristen Thomas

Alexis Sablone
Alana Smith

Tierna Davidson
Adrianna Franch
Kelly O’Hara
Megan Rapinoe

Ally Carda
Amanda Chidester
Taylor Edwards
Haylie McCleney

Erica Sullivan

Track and field
Erica Bougard
Raven Saunders

Kayla Miracle

For the complete list go to Outsports…

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