Maribor – European city of Sport 2018
The second largest city in Slovenia is the awarded city destination
- January 21, 2018 10:30
- Monika Dimitrova
Every year Maribor hosts several internationally important sports events.
The major events in 2018 will be: The Alpine Skiing World Cup Golden Fox,
European Basketball Championships for veterans, European Taekwondo Championships for Juniors and Members, European Kickboxing Championships, Women’s World Ice Hockey Championships and many others.
The city is hometown of the association football club NK Maribor. The footbol club has won the domestic title 14 times and has participated in the UEFA Champions League group stages 3 times. Maribor sports parks include Pohorje Adrenaline Park (with a high ropes course, one-track-line PohorJET, and summer sledding, Pohorje Bike Park and Betnava Adventure Park with ropes course, zip-lines and poles.