goalieThe 2008 OutGames saw the second violent attack in a week as small bombs were thrown onto the track, injuring a Seattle-area athlete. Edge Boston has the details. Competitions at the world-wide LGBT athletic event were paused, but resumed 90 minutes after the first bomb was thrown. Danish police say they are holding two men in connection with the case.

Earlier in the week, three men were attacked at the games’ opening ceremonies. All received minor injuries, and police are holding two suspects for the attacks. Because the men reportedly yelled epithets like “homo pig” as they beat and kicked the three tourists, Danish police say they are treating the beatings as a hate crime.

Photo: The Opening Ceremonies of the 2006 Outgames in Montreal, Canada. Source: Wikipedia

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