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International Gay & Lesbian Aquatics

Registration deadline now extended to 30/1/2020 11:59pm AEST.

Visit for more information.Flights booked ✅
Accommodation booked ✅
Pink flamingo costume planned ✅💃🏼
Now what else? 🤔
You forgot to register???
The good news is that we have extended the registration closing date to 30 January 2020 at 11.59pm AEDST
Remember if you are an Australian Aussie Masters member joining or renewing for 2020 you will need to wait a couple of days for the databases to update before registering for Melbourne2020.
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International Gay & Lesbian Aquatics

Timeline PhotosMelbourne2020 are heartbroken about the devastating impact the bushfires are having on people around our nation, their livelihoods and our environment.
Melbourne2020 would like to extend our support to all those have lost loved ones and who have been impacted by this disaster. We are particular aware that while Kylie Koala has been our roving ambassador the fate of the large populations of Koalas in Australia hangs in the balance. To this end Melbourne2020 will be donating to the Wildlife Victoria Bushfire Appeal targeted at caring for injured koalas and wildlife and restoring environments that have been lost.

We would also encourage our participants to donate what they can to this worthy cause. We would also encourage that if your travel schedules permit, why not pay a visit to one of our regional centres throughout NSW and Victoria to support local businesses where possible.

Melbourne2020 will continue to monitor air quality levels and have contingency plans in place in consultation with Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre in the event of hazardous air quality conditions. In these events we will be able to relocate the events from the Outdoor Pool to the Indoor Pool. We want to ensure the health and wellbeing of ALL our visitors and competitors. Further advice and more detail on these contingency plans and how they will be communicated and implemented will be provided in the coming weeks.

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IGLA World Championship 2019

Are you as excited as we are for the upcoming IGLA World Championship 2019?  A new Facebook page has been created to keep all athletes & participants up-to-date with new information as it becomes available.  Be sure to visit the page here and hit “like” to stay informed!

The 31st Annual International Gay and Lesbian Aquatic Competition Comes To an End in Paris, France

Over 1,000 athletes came together in Paris, France to celebrate diversity, inclusiveness and to compete in the water.

Bountiful, UT, USA – September 20, 2018 – International LGBTQ+ Aquatics (IGLA) would like to thank the 1,000+ Swimmers, 500+ Water Polo Players, 200+ Open Water Swimmer, 30+ Divers and 80+ Artistic Swimmers that joined us in Paris, France to compete at the 31st annual International Gay and Lesbian Aquatic Competition which was hosted as part of Gay Games X.

“Hosting thousands of athletes from all corners of the globe is no easy task, and we are forever indebted to the entire organizing committee and to the hundreds of volunteers who came together to host a fantastic world class athletic competition,” said Liz Carlin, IGLA+ Co-President. “IGLA+ applauds the planning and organizing efforts that were undertaken by Paris Aquatique and Aquahomo.”

IGLA congratulates all athletes who traveled to Paris, jumped into the water and performed their personal best, over 100 IGLA+ records were broken as part of the swimming competition. Results for each aquatic event and IGLA records for swimming can be found in the links below.

IGLA is also pleased to announce that the results of the swimming competition are now certified by the French Swimming Federation. Results have also been accepted by Masters Swimming Canada, Israel Masters swimming, Dutch Masters Swimming, DSV Swimming (Germany) and United States Masters Swimming (USMS), just to name a few. The processing of the results for the USMS results database is in process and will be completed over the next several weeks. Follow our social channels to stay up to date.

IGLA is now focused on working closely with the hosts of the 32nd Annual IGLA Competition in New York, Team New York Aquatics (TNYA), from June 23 June 30th, 2019.

“As we turn the page and head into 2019, we are excited that the 32nd Annual IGLA Competition will be hosted in New York during the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots and World Pride,” said Diego Suarez, IGLA+ Co-President. “The entire IGLA+ board is dedicated to working closely with TNYA to ensure another world class athletic competition.”

Information on the 2019 IGLA+ competition can be found in the link below:


Aquatic Event Results:

Swimming Results:

IGLA Swimming Records:

Water Polo:


Open Water:

Artistic (Synchronized):  Résultats Synchro GG

About IGLA+

International LGBTQ+ Aquatics is the world’s foremost international organization solely devoted to developing and promoting gay and lesbian swimming, water polo, diving, and synchronized swimming.

Our mission is to promote participation in aquatic sports among lesbians and gay men and friends of our community, and to ensure maintenance of the highest standards for aquatic competitions and international standards for all Gay Games and IGLA Championships.

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Liz Carlin, IGLA Co-President
Diego Suarez, IGLA Co-President

IGLA 2020 Announced: MELBOURNE!

CONGRATULATIONS to the outstanding bid from our 2020 IGLA World Championship winners, Melbourne!!  Find attached the bid packet for your review here

We look forward to returning to Australia and thank Team Melbourne for their hard work!