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7-9 September 2012
Brussels Games

Brussels Gay Sports will offer a weekend of fun and fairplay in the capital of Europe, with volleyball, swimming, badminton, and tennis, as well as fitness and hiking.

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26-28 October 2012
Bern, Switzerland

The success of the first edition of the QueergamesBern proved the need for an LGBT multisport event in Switzerland. This year will be even bigger, with badminton, bowling, running, walking, floorball.

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17-20 January 2013
Sin City Shootout
Las Vegas
The 7th Sin City Shootout will feature softball, ice hockey, tennis, wrestling, basketball, dodgeball, bodybuilding and basketball.

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13-16 June 2013
IGLFA Euro Cup
After this year's edition in Budapest at the EuroGames, the IGLFA Euro Cup heads to Dublin for 2013, hosted by the Dublin Devils and the Dublin Phoenix Tigers.

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Thursday, July 22, 2010

Joey Joseph: 2010 FGG Legacy Award for Outstanding Athlete

Joey Justin of Hopatcong, New Jersey has been announced as the male winner of the 2010 FGG Legacy Award for Outstanding Gay Games Athlete.

The Federation Legacy Awards were first presented at the FGG’s 25th Anniversary Dinner in 2007. This year’s honourees are all participants in multiple Gay Games who have demonstrated the true spirit of the Gay Games motto of Participation, Inclusion, and Personal Best™.

Joseph “Joey” Justin is a versatile athlete, competing in mainstream and LGBT bodybuilding, flag football, powerlifting, softball, track, and wrestling. He has competed in every Gay Games since 1994, and most recently in Chicago, where he competed in 11 events (in bodybuilding, flag football, softball, track) and took home 10 medals. His communicates his enthusiasm and joy in competing to all around him, and has proven to be the epitome of good sportsmanship. Despite his medal count, he has stated that the one he cherishes the most is the participation medal awarded to every athlete and artist at each Gay Games.

1 comment:

Kit said...

Congratulations to Joseph - While I only met him briefly at the NAGAAA World Series, I can testify to his competitive spirit and his will to win. I congratulate the Federation on their choice of this deserving man.