Skip to main content

Follow us on:

Konstantin Iablotckii

Konstantin Iablotckii is the courageous co-president of the Russian LGBT Sports Federation, representing 820 members of sports and recreation associations across 49 regions of Russia.  Against odds of imprisonment and personal safety, Iablotckii has been publicly out since 2010, organizing LGBT sports events – 23 events between 2010 and 2013 – and speaking internationally to raise awareness of the new anti-gay law in his country and its impact on human rights.

In addition to Iablotckii’s commitment towards improving the safety and health of the LGBT  community in Russia, he is an accomplished figure skater and more recently ballroom dancer.  Having earned a PhD in analystical chemistry in 2010, he is a chemist and chemistry teacher in Moscow.