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Drag racing in Madrid high fives and high heels

Drag racing in Madrid high fives and high heels

<p>Madrid’s World Gay Pride entered its second of day of celebration on Thursday with the annual high heel race.</p> <p>Clip-clopping in front of packed streets competitors tottered along the cobbled stoned streets of Chueca, Madrid’s <span class="caps">LGBT</span> capital.</p> <p>This year’s winner was Ruben Alvarez from Madrid who came first in both rounds.</p> <p><blockquote class="twitter-tweet"tw-align-center data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">World Pride Madrid’s High Heel Race <a href="https://t.co/aDWpi58ve6">https://t.co/aDWpi58ve6</a> <a href="https://t.co/L7ed3omHNP">pic.twitter.com/L7ed3omHNP</a></p>— Periodista Urbano (@PeriodistaU) <a href="https://twitter.com/PeriodistaU/status/880719601314787328">June 30, 2017</a></blockquote><br /> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script></p> <p>However, the main objective of the high heel race is to enjoy the variety and diversity that Gay Pride claims to promote.</p> <p>With over 2 million people expected to take part in World Gay Pride in Madrid, traffic has been banned from the city centre and police have been carrying out exhaustive checks on bags.</p> <p>Pride ends on Saturday with its main event – a love parade through the centre of Madrid.</p> <p><blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">high-heel race at a Gay Pride party <br /> ~Madrid <a href="http://t.co/VSSDMemGYy">pic.twitter.com/VSSDMemGYy</a></p>— Syedih (@SyedIHusain) <a href="https://twitter.com/SyedIHusain/status/488747796909273088">July 14, 2014</a></blockquote><br /> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script></p>