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Tom Daley: Gay diver Greg Louganis says teenager is being honest

3 December 2013 Last updated at 01:09 GMT

The Olympic diver, Tom Daley, has said he is in a relationship with a man.

The 19-year-old made the announcement in a video clip, posted on YouTube.

The American diver Greg Louganis won Olympic gold in 1984 and 1988 and openly told friends and family and many fellow divers he was gay. He came out publicly in the mid-90s.

He told Newsnight it was important Tom was honest to himself and to the public.