The actual dates are between 24 and 27 of July. An amazing event which will involve more 30,000 people and which for a few days will transform Barcelona into the authentic European capital of sport and gay and lesbian culture.
Although EuroGames is the biggest athletic event for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, it is opened to everyone who wishes to participate, regardless of gender, age, race, sexual preference etc. The participants come from all areas of Europe, and even outside the continent.
EuroGames Barcelona 2008 will consist of 28 sporting events together with a range of cultural and leisure activities based in and around the city. The event will make its mark on Barcelona for a few days as more than 5,000 sporting participants descend upon the city from all corners of Europe. The competition covers all sports from traditional to more unusual ones like rollerblading and floorball, although it is more than just a sporting competition.
As from the words of Maria Ruiz, the Vice President of EuroGames Barcelona 2008, one of the most ambitious purposes at the EuroGames Barcelona 08 is to involve lesbian women in all competitions and all...