This year's Paralympic Games saw 12 openly LGBTI athletes
representing their nations in Rio, helping to smash stereotypes about sexuality and disability in sport.
Of the 12 openly LGBTI athletes competing at this year's Paralympic Games in Rio nine of them won medals, putting the hypothetical 'Team LGBT' at 27th
in the medal table with five gold, two silvers and three bronze medals.
Amazingly though, the percentage of LGBTI athletes competing in Rio who ended up on the podium was a massive 75%, more than any actual country competing at The Games.
Out of the nine LGBTI Paralympic medal winners, the Teams GB and USA took home the most with three each, including gold and silver for Paralympic GB's history-making flagbearer Lee Pearson
Check out the full list medal winners below.
Monique Burkland (USA), sitting volleyball
Abby Dunkin and Desiree Miller (USA), wheelchair basketball
Megan Giglia (GB), Cycling
Lee Pearson (GB), Equestrian
Lee Pearson (GB),Equestria
Marieke Vervoort (Belgium), wheelchair racing
Jen Armbruster and Asya Miller (USA), goalball
Moran Samuel (Israel), rowing
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