Out Lesbian/Bisexual Olympic Athletes to Root for in Rio

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The 2016 Summer Olympics kick off this Friday night with the opening ceremony in Rio, and there are more out women competing this year than ever before. We created this handy list for you so you can follow along with the lesbian/bi athletes who are some of the best in the world.

*Note: We will keep updating this list as we find out about more out women.*

United States

Megan Rapinoe (soccer)Olympic Rio 2016 Women's Football Team Headshots

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Ali Krieger (soccer)Olympic Rio 2016 Women's Football Team Headshotsvia Getty

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Brittney Griner (basketball)USA Select Team v United StatesPhoto by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images

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Angel McCoughtry (basketball)USA Select Team v United StatesPhoto by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images

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Seimone Augustus (basketball)USA Select Team v United StatesPhoto by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images

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Elena Delle Donne (basketball)USA Select Team v United Statesvia Getty

Instagram / Twitter

Kelly Griffin (rugby)US Rugby 7s Portraits Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images

Instagram / Twitter

Jillion Potter  (rugby)US Rugby 7s Portraits Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images

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Ashley Nee (kayak whitewater slalom)2016 USA Canoe/Kayak Slalom Olympic Team Trials - Day 1Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images

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(*Bonus: Jill Ellis, women’s soccer coach)

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