A British Rowing-affiliated club

Gay Games 2018

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In August 2018, London Otters Rowing Club had 76 members traveling to the French Capital to compete in the Gay Games. The club did really well and, after arduous competition, came home with 8 medals: 3 gold, 2 silver and 3 bronze.

Our participation was featured in:

ITV: Rowing club The London Otters Heads to Paris

BBC: From beginner to winning bronze at the Gay Games

Attitude: London Otters to row the distance between London and Paris to raise funds

QX Magazine: Rowers to row from London to Paris ahead of the Gay Games.

NewsFactory: LGBT Rowing club London Otters in Ergathon ahead of Gay Games


Rainbow Races


Every year since 2017, The London Otters participate in the Stonewall Rainbow Laces campaign by hosting the Rainbow Races.

In this event, Otters and allies from other rowing clubs compete in 8+ crews wearing coloured t-shirts that form the LGBT+ rainbow.

If you want to get involved in the next edition, please get in touch.

Our Rainbow races were featured in:

SkySports: How to London Otters LGBT+ rowing club brings people back to sport

WeRow: London Otters hold second Rainbow Races regatta in support of Stonewall.

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