Athletes of all stripes gathered at DT’s Hotel in Richmond on Sunday in preparation for the Wellington Outgames which start on March 12. Melbourne has a large contingent heading over this year, with runners, swimmers and soccer and tennis players all set to take part.

Prahran MP Clem Newton-Brown was on hand to wish athletes good luck for the games. The 2nd Asia Pacific Outgames runs until March 19 and includes a wide array of GLBT sport and human rights events.

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