City of Sports - Dusseldorf
Welcome in the sporting city of Düsseldorf!
The sport city of Düsseldorf moves – athletes as spectators. Every sport fan comes to Düsseldorf at his expense with home games from Fortuna Düsseldorf, the ice hockey matches of Düsseldorf EG, exciting handball games of HC Rhein Vikings and the table tennis matches of Borussia Düsseldorf. National and international sporting events complete the attractive sport calendar of this state capital.
International sport highlights in the state capital
The PSD Bank Track and Field Meet in Düsseldorf set a new record in 2018: the Düsseldorf Meet is the second best indoor meet in the world. In the rankings of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) the best indoor meets 2018 awarded the Düsseldorf Meet second place. Around 450 athletes from 65 nations, - including current World Champions and Olympians – compete at the Judo Grand Slam in the ISS DOME. The three-day tournament, which this year was upgraded from a grand prix to a grand slam, was watched by around 7.000 spectators.
Beachvolleyball to Skateboarding – Highlights from the Düsseldorfer Sports Calendar 2018
2018 the state capital has bidded for a diverse sports program. At the Techniker Beach Tour the best Duos of the Beach Volleyball Scene meet. From the 22nd to the 24th of June 2018 the castle’s square transformed itself into the largest national Beach-Volleyball competition in Europe. On July 1st, swimming, biking, and running joined the program. For the 8th time the T3 Triathlon took place in Düsseldorf. After the European Triathlon Championship last year, the event once again offered trial, sprint, and Olympic distances in front of its unique city backdrop. At the end of July Düsseldorf hosts a highlight of the hockey world: the four best hockey nations meet at the real Four Nations Cup. Besides Germany the tournament hosts national teams from France and Ireland at the tournament from 26th to the 29th of July. Handball of the highest class in Düsseldorf: The DKB Handball Bundesliga is celebrating its big season opening in the ISS DOME with the Pixum Super Cup 2018. In the important matchup between DHB-Pokal winner and the German champion, the question of which team wins the first title of the season will be answered on August 22nd. In the late summer, the sports city is one of the best places for skaters: the German skateboarding champion will be announced in Düsseldorf in 2018. The opponents will compete at the German skateboard championships from 14th to 16th of September in the new Eller Skate Park – the largest in Germany.
Tokyo 2020 in a picture – The Stockheim Team Düsseldorf
With the Stockheim Team Düsseldorf supports the sports city of Düsseldorf and the top athletes from Düsseldorf who are on their way to the 2020 Olympic and Paralympics games in Tokyo. The team belongs to 18 athletes from eight different sports. The goal is, that the team will make an optimal preparation possible through financial support, in order o maximize sporting success.
SPORT. CITY. BUSINESS. – Platform for Sport and Sport Business in Düsseldorf
The expert‘s talk of „SPORT. CITY. BUSINESS“ bring economics, sports, politics, and media together. The top decision-makers from the national and international sports scene come together to promote the sports business in Dusseldorf on various current sports topics. The compact format, that takes place twice a year, hosts a 45-Minute experts conference room for seminars and discussions. Last time Rudi Völler, Klaus Allofs, and Christoph Metzelder spoke in the ESPRIT arena about the advertisements for the UEFA EURO 2024.
Düsseldorf – Sports City with Perspectives
The Düsseldorf Congress Sport & Event GmbH takes care of the world wide distribution and image of the brand „Sport City Düsseldorf“. The focus is on aquisitions and executions of major sporting events, consistent professional sports marketing, and dedicated youth talent. By bundling the large venues and sporting know-how together, the subsidiary of the state capital and the Messe Düsseldorf is in a position to offer sports organizers solutions from a single source.
That all shows, the city on the Rhein loves and lives for sport. In this spirit: Welcome in the Sport City fo Düsseldorf!