British diver Daley comes out in YouTube video
DEC 02, 2013 8:38a ET
British diver Tom Daley, a bronze medalist at the London Olympics, announced on Monday that he has been in a relationship with a man since the spring.
The 19-year-old said he wanted to deliver the message himself after being misquoted in a recent interview and that he hoped to end any "rumors and speculation."
"Come spring this year my life changed massively when I met someone and they made me feel so happy, so safe and everything just feels great -- and that someone is a guy," Daley says in the video.
You can watch the video below:
Daley says he still hopes to win gold at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.