The title has been granted to the city by the European Capitals of Sport Association (ACES), as over the past few years Budapest demonstrated its hospitality and skills in organising major sport events. Conditions are at least 500 000 residents, the city must arrange at least 365 sport events in a given year, including local, community, regional, national and international competitions.
Some of the sport events taking place in Budapest in 2019:
Liebherr 2019 ITTF World Table Tennis Championships: 21 – 28 April 2019
UEFA Women’s Champions League final: 18 May 2019
FIE World Fencing Championships: 15 – 23 July 2019
15th European Maccabi Games: 29 July – 7 August 2019
FINA World Junior Swimming Championships: 20 – 25 August 2019