Russian sportsmen and sportswomen, participated in summer Gay-games in Cologne, want to establish a National LGBT-Sports association aimed at supporting of sports gay-movement in this country.
For reference: Today among its 137 members and partners, there is no representative of Russia in the International federation of Gay-games, in the European sports association of gays and lesbians only the "A-MEGA" club from Saint-Petersburg represents Russian gay sports movement on the international and regional arena.
According to "Kvir" magazine, the Russian sports team that participated in the Gay-games in Cologne has decided to organize the Russian LGBT-Sports Association. You are welcome to send your Responses and Suggestions on this issue to e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Since 2005 Russians have actively begun to participate in the international gay sports events. One of the pioneers here is the above-mentioned club "A-MEGA" from Saint-Petersburg, that have managed to win prizes in basketball and volleyball gay sports championships.
This year in Gay-games in Cologne the Russian sports team consisted of 48 gay athletes who tested their strength, abilities and skills in 8 type of sports and won 3 medals - 1 gold and 2 silver. The athletes participated in the Gay-games on their own expense and will.
English version presented by Yerdna Bananes