Contact: Erika Patrikainen
EGLSF General Secretary:

The EGLSF announces the bid cities for EuroGames 2024 and EuroGames 2025.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands (October 2, 2021) – On October 1, 2021, the bid cycle deadline for #EuroGames 2024 and #EuroGames 2025 closed. We have received two bids for #EuroGames 2024 and three bids for #EuroGames 2025.

The bid cities and organisations for #EuroGames 2024 are:

  • Birmingham, UK / Pride Sports
  • Vienna, Austria / SV Aufschlag Wien and Kraulquappen Wien

The bid cities and organisations for #EuroGames 2025 are:

  • London, UK / Out for Sport
  • Lyon, France / Fédération Sportive LGBT+ and CARGO Lyon
  • Vienna, Austria / SV Aufschlag Wien and Kraulquappen Wien

The EGLSF board would like to thank all of these cities for submitting their intentions to bid for #EuroGames and look forward to the member organisations’ decision of the final choice of host.

EuroGames is Europe’s largest annual LGBTQI+ sport championship and Erika Patrikainen, EGLSF General Secretary says, “on the heels of a very successful Copenhagen 2021 EuroGames this year, we are excited to see a range of bids coming from our member organisations, giving us confidence in the future of EuroGames.”




EGLSF   Founded in 1989, The European Gay & Lesbian Sport Federation (EGLSF) aims include combatting against discrimination in sport on grounds of sexual orientation, gender identity and expression and sex characteristics and to stimulate integration in sport and emancipation of LGBTIQ+ athletes. The federation has a membership of over 120 European LGBTIQ+ sports clubs and organisations representing the interests of more than 22,000 people.

EuroGames   EGLSF licenses and governs the organisation of EuroGames, the annual European LGBTQI+ sport championships. The first ever Games took place in The Hague in 1992, and the most recent in Copenhagen in August 2021 with 2,000 athletes taking part.  


“European Gay & Lesbian Sport Federation,” “EuroGames,” with the star, are trademarks of the European Gay & Lesbian Sport Federation.