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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.

2020's Week in numbers

Participant countries and regions



32 617


15 623 084

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.

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. See the highlight video for some statements from this year's European Week of Sport ambassadors!

About the Week of Sport