American Athlete Nick Symmonds Slams Russia’s Gay ‘Propaganda’ Law

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American middle-distance runner Nick Symmonds appears to be the first Olympic athlete to publicly challenge Russia’s controversial ban against gay "propaganda" while inside the country, Russian media reported.
American Athlete Nick Symmonds Slams Russia’s Gay ‘Propaganda’ Law
 
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American middle-distance runner Nick Symmonds appears to be the first Olympic athlete to publicly challenge Russia’s controversial ban against gay "propaganda" while inside the country, Russian media reported.
 
Symmonds dedicated a silver medal he won in the 800-meter race during the World Championships in Athletics in Moscow to his gay and lesbian friends at home, according to the state news agency RIA Novosti.
 
 
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