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Greg Louganis

Greg LouganisAKA Gregory Efthimious Louganis

Born: 29-Jan-1960
Birthplace: El Cajon, CA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Multiracial
Sexual orientation: Gay [1]
Occupation: Diver

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Olympic diver, four gold medals


[1] Kay Schaffer and Sidonie Smith, The Olympics at the Millennium: Power, Politics, and the Games (2000), page 161: "Throughout his competitive career, rumors that he was gay surrounded Greg Louganis, Olympic diving champion. He only acknowledged that this was true to a small circle of very close friends. Louganis was convinced that to reveal publicly his gay identity would be devastating to his status as an internationally acclaimed diver. So he remained closeted throughout his competitive diving career."

Father: Peter Louganis (adoptive)
Mother: Frances Louganis (adoptive)
Sister: (older, adoptive)
Boyfriend:
Steve Kmetko (TV personality, b. 16-Feb-1953)

    University: University of Miami Florida
    University: BA Drama, University of California at Irvine (1982)

    amfAR National Council
    Olympic Silver Medal 1976
    Olympic Gold Medal 1984 (two)
    Olympic Gold Medal 1988 (two)
    Sullivan Award 1984
    US Olympic Hall of Fame 1985
    Adopted
    Suicide Attempt
    Samoan Ancestry
    Swedish Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Asthma, Dyslexia, AIDS, Smoking

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Touch Me (5-Sep-1997)
    Breaking the Surface: The Greg Louganis Story (19-Mar-1997) · Narrator
    It's My Party (11-Jan-1996)
    D2: The Mighty Ducks (25-Mar-1994) · Himself

Official Website:
http://www.louganis.com/


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