Azerbaijan among world’s top sports nations

Baku, January 22, AZERTAC

Sport Market Intelligence has unveiled a list of the top sports nations and cities of the world. The index is based on an in-depth analysis of prestige, the level and organization of competitions.

Azerbaijan occupies the 37th place in the index. It is in the third place among CIS countries, outstripped by Kazakhstan and Russia.

Russia has been awarded the title of top Global Sports Nation, with Canada and the United Kingdom remaining in second and third respectively.

London remains the top Global Sports City for 2015, for the fourth consecutive year, ahead of Rio de Janeiro, host of next summer’s Olympic Games, and Moscow in third. The big movers on the Global Cities Index were the Gold Coast, Budapest, Beijing and Glasgow.

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