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European Week of Sport

Taking place every year from 23 to 30 September, the Week helps millions of people across the world to build better, healthier lifestyles.

2019's Week in numbers

Participant countries



28 300


15 300 866

2020 Opening ceremony - Frankfurt, Germany

The 2020 opening of the European Week of Sport was hosted by the German Presidency. Despite travel restrictions, everybody was welcome to be a part of the event when EU-commissioner Mariya Gabriel officially declared the European Week of Sport open. The livestream was available in English and German on 23 September 2020.

It's time to #BeActive!

Every year, from 23 to 30 September, The Week encourages European citizens to #BeActive - by building healther lifestyles that help participants to stay fit all year long. Check the video for 2019 highlights!

About the Week of Sport 2019