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After the success of the last years, the European Week of Sport is ready for its 4th edition in 2018. The #BeActive goal is still to inspire Europeans to get moving and make everyone aware of the importance of physical activity.
Let’s create a #BeActive mindset all across Europe! This will benefit not only people’s health and well-being, but also our society and economy in general. Want more info? Discover all the facts below.

EU COUNTRY RANKS

Find out how your country ranks in terms of participation in sport and physical activity.

EUROBAROMETER

The Eurobarometer gives you all the facts about (in)activity in Europe.
It’s an EU-wide survey on sport and physical activity conducted by the European Commission between November and December 2013 and published in March 2014.

EU INFOGRAPHIC

Discover how active Europeans are.

EUROPEAN WEEK OF SPORT 2017 HIGHLIGHTS

One week, 32 countries, 34 000 events, 12 million participants: the 2017 European Week of Sport was a week to remember. Europeans everywhere took on the #BeActive challenge and embraced opportunities to take part in sport and physical activity.

There were also plenty of opportunities to try out new sports, from archery to aquatics to martial arts. Take a look at some of the highlights from last year’s events.

 

THE WEEK IN HISTORY

THE EUROPEAN WEEK OF SPORT

2017

Get ready for 23 September in Tartu, Estonia.

2016

We doubled in size! 10 million participants, 15,000+ events, 33 countries and kick-off in Kosice, Slovakia.

2015

7000 events, 5 million participants, 31 countries and kick-off in Brussels, Belgium.

2014

Plan for The Week reflects extensive consultations with Member States and sport organisations.

2013

Calls for national strategies to #BeActive.

2012

MEPs encouraged the Commission and Member States to promote sport and physical activity.

2008

Emphasised the need for campaigns to generate public awareness and change behavior.

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