Mark Foster and close friend Colin Jackson never discussed their sexuality with each other
Mark Foster has revealed that he and close friend Colin Jackson never discussed their sexuality with each other during their sporting careers.
Former Olympic swimmer Foster, who came out publicly as gay on Monday (November 27), admitted he and Jackson weren’t open with each other about their personal lives despite living together for two years during the early noughties.
Jackson, a two-time World Championship gold medallist n the 110m hurdles, spoke publicly about his sexuality for the first time earlier this year, saying he had chosen to speak about his experiences as a gay man after previously worrying about elements of the media who might want to “sensationalise” the story.
Foster, 47, and Jackson, 50, moved into a shared flat in Bath together in 2002, but during an appearance on BBC