It would be rare to find an Olympic athlete who would put the greater good before their own self interest. Of course they want to participate, it's what they've invested their entire life in. And who is to blame them? It's still doesn't make it right. In a perfect world, the Winter Olympics would be moved from Russia immediately. Since that most likely will not happen, the USOC and IOC should make it abundantly clear to gay athletes and fans alike, they cannot guarantee their safety.
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