Out American kayaker Ashley Nee finished 14th in canoe slalom, missing out on the final by four spots. She is the only publicly out gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans or intersex competitor in kayak. She had finished ninth in the preliminary round. The 27-year-old vastly improved on her past World Championship performances, where her best was a 38th place in 2014. You can track her down on Twitter @ashleynee_usa.

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