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Valencia, European Sports Capital 2011

Valencia, European Sports Capital 2011

In recent years, Valencia has hosted a wide range of sporting events, including the 32nd and 33rd editions of the America's Cup, fun runs, the XII World Indoor Athletics Championships, Formula 1, Open 500 tennis, the Global Champions Tour and the World Motorcycling Championship. All these events have led to Valencia’s nomination as 2011 European Capital of Sport. An extensive series of sporting events will take place during the year, such as XII International Bowling Trophy, the Spanish Athletics Championships, triathlons, athletics meetings and the celebration of the 1st European Congress of Sports Facilities. This appointment represents the recognition of a city committed to one of the healthiest disciplines.

Event starts January 1, 2011 and ends December 31, 2011