"Rainbow ice" is one of the first initiatives of the Russian Federation of LGBT sports and Konstanin Yablotsky - Russian gay winner in figure skating championship in Gay Games 2010.
They have agreed to establish the "Rainbow ice" - a club of figure-skating amateurs in Moscow. Its aim, according to its organizers, is very simple - to help beginners (and other people) in figure-skating to practice this kind of sports. Exercises are scheduled four times a week on the ice of several skating rinks in Moscow. More information on that action can bó obtained at their community page: http://vkontakte.ru/club23231068 (the link is in Russian and can be inaccessible from abroad).
Konstantin who is a well-known not only in Russia but in other countries 27 years old amateur figure skater, has won for Russia two medals: gold and silver, during the Gay Games in Cologne in summer last year and then gave several interviews for Russian and German TV channels that have become his Coming out speeches.
He is Candidate in Chemistry (Ph.D.), lecturer of Chemistry. In 2008 he became World Figure Skating Champion among amateurs. Totally he has won 43 medals and 8 Cups. His bright success in Gay Games 2010 has inspired Russian sportsmen to establish the Russian Federation of LGBT sports.
English translation presented by Yerdna Bananes