Tom Bosworth: Race walker criticises FA over approach to gay players

British race walker Tom Bosworth has criticised the Football Association for wanting "to create a gay day".

Tom Bosworth photo by BBC
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FA chairman Greg Clarke told a Commons Select Committee last year that openly gay players may suffer “significant abuse” and has suggested they come out collectively rather than on their own.

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But Bosworth, a high-profile openly gay athlete, revealed he met Clarke and told him his approach must “change”.

“He really wants to get on top of it,” said the 27-year-old.

Photo by BBC/Victoria Derbyshire show 2015

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