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Olympic Day

What is Olympic Day?
What is Olympic Day? On 23 June, Olympic Day is celebrated all around the world: hundreds of thousands of people – young and old – participate in sports activities, such as runs, exhibitions, music and educational seminars. Over the last two decades, the event has helped to spread the Olympic ideals to every corner of the world. If you want to get active on Olympic Day, join activities organized by the National Olympic Committee (NOC) in your country or just join us on Social Media and tell us what you do!
   

Olympic Day

All you need is YOU to get active on Olympic Day!
All you need is YOU to get active on Olympic Day!

On 23 June, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Olympic Movement are celebrating its 65th Olympic Day! Join in the fun, get active and you could win a trip to the Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland. The IOC celebrated its first World Olympic Day on 23 June 1948 with nine National Olympic Committees hosting ceremonies in their respective countries. Today, Olympic Day has evolved to become a key date in the Olympic Movement’s calendar and has gained momentum worldwide with last year, almost 4,000,000 participants from around the world and over 150 National Olympic Committees (NOCs) taking part.