35,000 at EuroGames

BTL Staff
By | 2018-01-16T00:44:59-04:00 July 31st, 2008|Uncategorized|

by Rex Wockner

International News

Some 5,000 athletes and 30,000 spectators attended the EuroGames, the European Gay & Lesbian Championships, July 24-27 in Barcelona.
The games were expected to inject $47 million into the local economy.
Twenty-eight sporting events were offered, including aerobics, badminton, ballroom dancing, basketball, bowling, cycling, golf, handball, hockey, in-line skating, pingpong, running, sailing, soccer, softball, squash, swimming, tennis, track and field, volleyball, water polo and wrestling.
There also were conferences, workshops, debates and parties.
The games were first held in 1992.

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