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Spanish Espanyol football player Nadezhda Karpova became the first ever professional Russian athlete to come out.
In an interview with the BBC, she said that she did not intend to hide her sexual orientation and would live with it.
Karpova was also the only professional athlete from Russia who strongly and consistently spoke out against the war in Ukraine.
Nadezhda Karpova played 24 times for the Russian national team. She has relatives in Ukraine.
The player has been living in Spain since 2017.
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