Team Sydney members more than proved themselves, taking out a raft of medals at the World Masters Games held around Sydney over the weekend.

From cycling to swimming, and everything in between, you can be guaranteed that there as a gay group in most events.

The volleyballers came home adorned in neck ornaments, with team Ewok placing 10th, and Boomza taking home a hard-earned set of silver medals in the over-40s category. The team lost to the Russian entry, but it was still considered a triumph, according to Khit Jartnoi.

“We threw everything at them, they were like octopuses, arms just came from nowhere and returned the ball,” he said. “We have to be happy with silver, we were outplayed by a taller and stronger team.”

The Freezone Young ‘Uns had similar victory, taking gold in the over 30s, recreational division. As did the women, who took bronze in the women’s beach quads for over 35s, and gold in the general over 35s comp.

Another sportsman, Matt Webster, of the Frontrunner’s group further did his community proud taking out some sweeping victories, including: gold in the 1500m and 5km track events and silver in the 800 metre event.

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