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Greg Louganis is an American Olympic diver whose real name is Gregory Efthimios Louganis. He is as well an activist, actor, and author, and at some point, he became a coach for fellow divers. In his diving career, he has won the various medal. He has been ranked as the best American diver and also one of the greatest in diving history.
Greg Louganis has experienced an exciting and successful career, to say the least.
Louganis started to be coached by Dr. Sammy Lee, and, at the age of 16, he participated in the 1976 Summer Olympics, where he finished second being led by Klaus Dibiasi. Dibiasi retired after two years, and Louganis took the championship with the help of his new coach, Ron O’Brien. He participated in 1982 world championships, where he won various titles. He later participated in the 1984 Olympics at Los Angeles, where he won a gold medal, and in 1986 he won two more championships.
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Louganis is openly gay and had a relationship with R. James Babbitt, although the relationship was abusive and took 80% of his earnings. Babbitt even raped him in 1983, and later, he was diagnosed with HIV in 1988, which he contracted from Babbitt. He began taking antiretroviral drugs, which he took after every four hours.
|Wife's/Spouse's Name||Johnny Chaillot (m. 2013)|
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|Full/Real Name||Gregory Efthimios Louganis|
|Age (as of today)||62 years|
|Date of Birth||January 29, 1960|
|Place of Birth||El Cajon California|
|Height||1.75 m, 5 feet 9 inches|
|Weight||73 kg, 161 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$1 Million|
Height, Weight, and Age
Greg Louganis' height is pretty average measuring 1.75 m. Greg Louganis weighs 73 kg. Being born on January 29, 1960, translates to an age of 62 years as of todays date (January 27, 2023).
In sports, people reach their peak very early. You have to move on. I don’t know if I will ever surpass what I did at the Olympics, but I’m still doing the work I always wanted to do.Greg Louganis
I guess you can tease me about being a drama queen, because that did heighten the drama.Greg Louganis
Well, unless you’re Wayne Gretzky or Michael Jordan, you need the full support of your team.Greg Louganis
One of my dogs is in the movie Beethoven’s 2nd.Greg Louganis
People who were close to me – family and friends – they knew about my sexuality.Greg Louganis