Posted on 20 July 2015
The Eurogames is a LGBTQ inclusive international sports festival and aims to encourage everyone to participate in sport.
Chris says: "LGBTQ members often face prejudice in sporting environments and avoid interaction with sport out of fear of rejection. I wish to compete in the Eurogames in order to change this. I've swum for most of my life and I'm in the lucky position to not be involved in a sport that often sees such prejudice. I feel obliged as such a lucky individual to actively show my support. York students be the first EVER university representatives at a Eurogames."
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