Maybe you had already taken your tickets to Gothenburg to attend the first European Sex Championship? Several media have relayed in recent days the organization of an unprecedented competition in Sweden, where sex would have become a "national sport". At the risk of disappointing you, this information is largely false. Explanations.
There is indeed a Swedish Sex Federation, but it is not recognized by the Swedish National Confederation of Sport, the national institutional body in charge of these issues. As its website explains, this Federation has been led since 2016 by Dragan Bratych, a manager of several strip clubs in the Jönköping region, one of the largest cities in the country.
Fake European Championships?
According to Gothenburgs-Posten, a very serious Swedish newspaper, Dragan Bratych applied last January for his federation to be recognized by the Swedish National Confederation of Sport (RF). "It's a sport like any other. It's perfectly normal to train and compete for sex. So we registered with the Confederation," said the boss of this federation like no other to P4 Jönköping.
Except that his application was officially rejected, because "incomplete". "The applicant organisation has been ordered to complete it and thus remedy the shortcomings. The applicant organisation has not complied with the order and the deficiencies are such that the application cannot be examined in substance, in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 10, Section 2 of the RF Statutes. The request must therefore be rejected without examination of the merits," the national body said in a statement. In the same way, the e-sports Federation has also received a rejection.
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Sex has therefore not become a national sport in Sweden. But what about the European Championships? If the competition will not be official, it could still take place. The Swedish Sex Federation continues to advertise it on its Twitter account, presenting its candidates one by one. For example, there are Portuguese, British and Croatian porn actresses... And a Frenchman: Lorenzo Viota. To see who will become the first European champion of sex...