Barcelona’s capacity for organizing important sports events was recognized worldwide with the staging of the Olympics, in which the enthusiastic participation of all its citizens was a key factor. The city’s calendar is filled with major sports competitions and participation is high.
A decisive role has also been played by the quality and magnitude of the infrastructure and facilities available. This is the case of the Barcelona Football Club Stadium and the modern Circuit de Catalunya which hosts the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Spain each year. The enormous draw that the celebration of competitions or championships has in these and other sports arenas has made Barcelona a leading destination for sports enthusiasts from all over the world.Barcelona Olympic Stadium