South-African Karen Hultzer, archer, has confimed to be lesbian during the London Olympic Games.
It is the first time that Hultzer publicly speaks about her sexuality. She told Outsports: "I am an archer, middle aged and a lesbian. I am also cranky before my first cup of coffee. None of these aspects define who I am, they are simply part of me.
I am fortunate that my sexual identity is not an issue, and I don’t suffer the level of discrimination and violence that black lesbians in South Africa do.
I look forward to the day when this is a non-issue and as relevant as my eye color or favorite sushi."
She is only the second South African Summer Olympian to come out, following beach volleyballer Leigh-Ann Naidoo in 2004. She is the first archer to do so, reports SBNation.