Out Athlete Ireen Wust Wins Gold in Speed Skating

Ireen Wüst

Out Netherlands speed skater Ireen Wüst snagged the gold medal in the women’s 3,000-meter competition in Sochi. Buzzfeed reports:

Wüst finished in just 4 minutes, 0.34 seconds — just ahead of Martina Sablikova, the defending champ [from the Czech Republic.] Sablikova took silver after stopping the timer at 4 minutes, 1.95 seconds, while Russia’s Olga Graf won the bronze medal, finishing in 4 minutes, 3.47 seconds. Graf’s medal is the first in the games for Russia, the host nation.

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Here Are the Seven Out Athletes Competing in the Sochi Winter Olympics

Just so you’re on your gay-game while watching this year’s Winter Olympics, here’s a quick photo roundup of the seven out athletes competing for the gold. And they just so happen to all be lesbians. Very, very hot lesbians. They’re also all from other countries, but still worthy of a woo! or two while you root for the U.S. To find out when to catch them on the tube, check out this great LGBT viewers guide on LGBT Nation.

1. Anastasia Bucsis, Speed Skating, Canada

Anastasia Bucsis

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