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The European Swimming Championships 2017 will be the first major sports event held at Copenhagen’s new Royal Arena and will host around 800 contestants from 40 different countries and an expected audience of 30,000 during the five days of the championship.
It is also confirmed that the IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship 2018 and World Men’s Handball Championship 2019 will be held in Copenhagen. Additionally, the European Football Championship 2020 have chosen the Danish Capital as one of the 13 European host cities for the jubilee championship.
Copenhagen is the only Nordic city at the top of the list, where Stockholm and Oslo can be found on a 53rd and 43rd place respectively.
The Global Sports Cities Index top-10:
2. Rio de Janeiro
Read more about the index here.
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