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Meet the first gay married couple to compete in the Olympics


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Meet the first gay married couple to compete in the Olympics

This summer will mark the first time a same-sex married couple will compete in the Olympics.

Team GB’s Kate and Helen Richardson-Walsh are part of the 19-strong field hockey team heading to Rio this August.
The two have been teammates for almost two decades, a couple for eight years and married for the last three.

‘We were friends but we weren’t bezzie mates before that,’ says Kate, talking about how they had met when they were teenagers. They ultimately became a couple around the Beijing Olympics.

‘But we just clicked and developed a deep emotional connection. We have similar values and morals, even though we’re opposite in lots of other ways.’

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