The success of today’s generation of Spanish sportspeople is the result of effort, self-sacrifice and competitive spirit – three characteristics that are deeply rooted in Spain. Struggle and teamwork are ever-present values in the Spanish society, and sport is part of our everyday life.

Sports lovers

Spaniards experience sport in all its dimension, both as recreation and as an integral part of a healthy lifestyle.

The Red Tide fills the streets of Madrid after the Spanish Football Team won the World Cup in South Africa in 2010. Victor Lerena (EFE)

The passion with which Spanish people enjoy sport pushes them to ‘take to the road’ to accompany our sportsmen and women in all of their competitions or, at least, to be glued to the television or radio to support them.

Maialen Chourraut, gold medal in Rio 2016. Photo: EFE (EFE)

Spain has an endless source of sportsmen and women who have reached the top.