Welsh rugby captain Gareth Thomas
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Gareth Thomas pays tribute to Tom Daley's 'personal message'

Olympic diver Tom Daley has said he is overwhelmed by the support he has received after announcing on Monday that he is in a relationship with a man.

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

Welsh rugby captain Gareth Thomas, who came out in 2009, said Tom Daley had wanted to quash speculation about his sexuality, and had chosen ''a very personal message'' to do that.

  • 03 Dec 2013
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