Team LGBT Goes for the Olympic Gold

About 10,500 athletes will compete at the Olympic games in London this summer. Which ones are gay?

BY Michelle Garcia

July 16 2012 4:00 AM ET

 
Pia Sundhage: Soccer, U.S. (coach)
 
Pia Sundhage would surely tell you the Olympic games are just as significant for coaches as they are for athletes. The Scandanavian coach said that she has had no problem as the "openly gay head coach in the USA team," and that her partner Marie "and I have had a wonderful reception." According to SheWired, Sundhage scored 71 goals in 146 caps for Sweden in a 22-year national team career that began in 1975 at age 15, but the U.S. job was her first as a coach.

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