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2020 #BeActive Awards finalists announced

The #BeActive Awards competition is a key element of the European Week of Sport. It was created to support projects and individuals dedicated to the promotion of sport and physical activity across Europe.
Published 26 October 2020

Young athletes of different sport disciplines Source: European Union 2020

The sixth edition will take place online on 8 December from 16.00 to 17.30. Commissioner Gabriel will award the winners for each categories: Education, Workplace and Local Hero. The three winners will receive €10 000, and each of the finalists €2 500.

95 projects were submitted in 2020, an increase of 50% in comparison to 2019.

A dedicated High Level Jury evaluated the projects in order to select the best nine entries.

Here are the 9 finalists for the 2020 #BeActive Awards:


  • Gemeentelijke basisschool Het Nest (Belgium)
  • Youth and Sports Department of Castilla La Mancha (Spain)
  • Petra Preradovica Primary School (Croatia)

  • Groupe Roullier
  • Generali
  • House of Code

Local Hero
  • Christine Janin
  • Tomas Slavata
    (Czech Republic)
  • Mette Rytsel

Congratulations to all the projects!

To learn more about the Awards, please visit the 2020 #BeActive Awards' page.

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