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Find out more about the events happening in Spain during the European Week of Sport 2020



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The ambassadors

Ray Derley


Laura Ester Ramos


Sara Andres


Ray Derley


Born in Santo Domingo, May 26, 1993, Ray Derley is a Spanish athlete who competes in artistic gymnastics and who specializes in floor and jump tests.

He was awarded a bronze medal at the 2015 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships and a gold medal at the 2015 Baku European Games. Both of these awards were for floor events

Laura Ester Ramos


Born in Barcelona, January 22, 1990, Laura Ester Ramos is a Spanish water polo player who plays as a goalkeeper in the CN Sabadell of the Women's Division of Honor and in the Spanish team.

She was awarded Best European player of 2017 by the LEN, World champion in 2013, two-time European champion (2014 and 2020) and came runner-up in 2012 Olympic Games.

Sara Andres


Born in Madrid, August 21, 1986, Sara Andreas is a Paralympic athlete.

She was awarded a Bronze medal at the London Athletics World Championship in 400 and 200 meters and holds the World record for long jump, achieving the 4.07 meters in the T62 category.

She has qualified for Tokyo 2021.

Highlighted events in this country

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Wednesday, 23 September, 2020
Photo and video awards
Nation wide

Spain proposes a photography and video contest with 5 categories
1. Photography with sport as the central theme.
2. Funny videos doing sports.
3. Videos with challenges to overcome that require the use of a choreographed sporting skill.
4. Videos with challenges to overcome that require the use of a sporting skill without choreography.
5. Videos showing the adaptation of the practice of a sport to the contagion prevention measures that will govern the ‘new normal’.
Schools, universities, sports federations and sports clubs are invited to participate. There will be prizes for the institutions with the highest participation and for the participants in each of the categories. This event takes place over the entire week.

Sunday, 27 September, 2020
Beactive Sport Village of Gijón

We had designed a Beactive Sport Village in Gijón, by de beach and very close to the midle of the town but new restrictions of the local authorities may make imposible to implement this activity. This event has been changed to an online event that will be followed at national level.

Monday, 23 September, 2019
University Sport Congress

Over two days.

Wednesday, 25 September, 2019
Do Sport, practice Culture
Madrid, Museo Thyssen

Table tennis activities in the Museo Thyssen of Madrid.

Sunday, 15 November, 2020
CSD-Beactive awards
Consejo Superior de Deportes in Madrid.

The CSD-Beactive awards will be presented, in which the winners of the photo and video contest will be shown with the assistance of top sports personalities. This event takes place mid-November. Exact date to be confirmed.

Friday, 25 September, 2020
ESSD Challenge
Nation wide

The goal is for minors to complete the entire week with a minimum of 1 hour a day of physical activity for 7 days and to get some anti-inactivity agent badges every day. At the end of the week they get a diploma for themselves, another for their class and another for the school. This project is designed so that it can be carried out inside the center, outside the center, at home, in confinement, without confinement...

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Update on 23 September 2019

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