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Team GB's LGBT Olympians: When and where to watch them

2016-08-08
With the Rio Olympics well under way, and with Team GB having already secured its first gold and silver medals, we thought we'd make it easier for you to watch the record number of LGBT athletes at this year's games. There are 44 openly LGBT athletes competing in Rio (you can check out the full list here), with the Team GB proudly boasting the highest number of all nations, with eight. Below is a list of the times and locations of the events, all are being covered by the BBC. If you'll be doing an all-nighter to watch Tom Daley in his smalls, or watching married couple Kate and Helen Richardson-Walsh play jolly hockey sticks on iPlayer, here is your complete guide to the (gay) Games... Nicola Adams (boxing) Women's fly 51kg: Quarter Finals - Tuesday 15 August, 14.00 (Riocentro Pavilion 6) Tom Bosworth (race walk) Athletics: Men's 20km walk Final  - Friday 12 August, 18.30 (Pontal, Rio) Tom Daley (diving) Men's sychronized 10m platform final - Today (8 August), 20.00 (Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre, Rio) Men's individual 10m platform preliminary - Friday 19 August, 20.00 (Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre, Rio) Carl Hester and Spencer Wilton (equestrian) Team Dressage: Grand Prix Day 1 - Wednesday 10 August, 14.00 (Olympic Equestrian Centre, Rio) Individual Dressage: Grand Prix Day 1 - Wednesday 10th August, 14.00 (Olympic Equestrian Centre, Rio) Helen Richardson-Walsh, Kate Richardson-Walsh and Susannah Townsend (field hockey) Field Hockey Women's tournament Group B: Preliminaries (Olympic Hockey Centre) Great Britain 2 - Australia 1 (Saturday 6 August) India v. Great Britain - Today (8th August), 22.00 Great Britain v. Argentina - Wednesday 10 August, 17.30 Japan v. Great Britain - Friday 12 August, 00.30 Great Britain v. United States - Saturday 13 August, 22.00 All times are in British Summer Time (BST).  The BBC has comprehensive coverage of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on BBC One, BBC Two, BBC Three (online), BBC Four, Radio 5 Live, Radio 5 Live Extra, BBC online and catch-up on BBC iPlayer. More stories: Two men shared an intimate kiss during the 2016 Rio Olympic torch relay Meet the out and proud gay men representing their country at the Rio Olympic Games Words: Mark Richards