In less than 20 days, Athens will host the "3rd World Working Sports Games".
The event will start at 6 and end on October 10. To date, more than 3.500 athletes and athletes from 35 foreign countries have registered, while registrations will be completed on September 22.
The World Games of Work Sports will be held for the first time in our country and aim to mobilize in "lifelong exercise", improve health and socialization through sports and leisure activities within the working environment. Hundreds of athletes from all over the world are expected to arrive in our country, a fact that will significantly contribute to the strengthening of tourism.
This is the largest multi-sport event assigned to Athens after the Olympic - Paralympic Games (2004) and the Special Olympics World Games (2011). It is the crown of professional sports activities internationally, while its assignment by the WFCS (World Federation for Company Sport) to the Hellenic Organization of Occupational Sports and Health is a first class opportunity to highlight the modern sports and tourism infrastructure of our country.
Participants will have the opportunity to compete in their favorite individual or team sport by choosing between 28 sports and competitions combining the beneficial benefits of fair play with entertainment and socializing with athletes and employees from around the world. Among the sports of the "3rd World Workplace Sports Games" are the popular sports of basketball, volleyball, football, but also many individual ones such as badminton, golf, swimming etc. As part of the Games, the road event "Athens Company Run" will be held with the holding of two 5km road races. and 10km.
The participants will have the opportunity to compete in the best Greek stadiums that have hosted top international events, such as the Athens Olympic Sports Center, the "Peace and Friendship" stadium, etc. The Opening Ceremony will take place on October 6 at the emblematic Panathinaiko Stadium, will include an impressive program and will be open to the public in compliance with all prescribed health protocols. The Closing Ceremony will take place at the National Gymnasium of Athens "I. Fokianos ". Every day of the Games there will be events and surprises for the competitors.