Olympics: Out Diver Mitcham Takes The Gold

ImageIn a shocking upset, openly gay Australian diver Matthew Mitcham, 20, has won the Olympic gold medal in the men’s 10m platform at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. Going into the final round, Mitcham trailed China’s Zhou Luxin by more than 30 points. But Mitcham scored an astonishing 112.10 on his last dive — a back two and a half somersault with two and a half twists — to earn four perfect 10s and win the gold medal, with an overall score of 537.95 to Zhou’s 533.15. Read the story HERE

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