EuroGames Stockholm to host 2015 International Lesbian and Gay World Aquatic Championships
EuroGames has announced it will partner with the ILGA to present the World Aquatic Championships in 2015. The World Aquatic Championships will be included as part of the cultural spot and political program of the EuroGames.
The EuroGames is one of the world's largest LGBTQ-events. Founded by the European Gay and Lesbian Sport Federation (EGLSF) in 1992 to combat discrimination, encourage integration, and promote the right to engage in sport, politics and culture - regardless of sexual orientation, gender, religion, age, ethnic origin, political beliefs, or athletic or artistic ability.
“We are happy to make EuroGames Stockholm an even greater international event as well as receive the recognition of IGLA, which has ensured high-quality aquatics competitions and defended human rights since 1987,” says Jakob Jansson, EuroGames Stockholm President
“Our organisation hopes that this collaboration will lead to a long-lasting relationship to further our mission of promoting aquatic sports, friendly competition of the highest standards and stronger ties within the international LGBTQ sporting community, says Scott Kohanowski, IGLA Co-President.
EuroGames Stockholm August 5-9 2015. It is expected to attract over 5.000 participants and more than 250.000 visitors. EuroGames is held about three times per decade. Previous host cities include Barcelona, Paris, London and Antwerp.
Registration for the Eurogames is now open at the following link: http://eurogamesstockholm.com/registration