2027 European Games in Istanbul

European Olympic Committee decides to hold the 2027 European Games in Istanbul

The 2027 European Games will be held in Istanbul.

The multi-sport event, held every four years with the participation of European athletes, is organized by the Association of European Olympic Committees (EOC).

Thus, 48 countries and 6 thousand athletes in about 30 branches will be in Istanbul in 2027.


The European Games are the continent’s largest Olympic event, held every 4 years, following a decision taken by the European Olympic Committee (EOC) in 2012.

It became the fifth continental Olympic organization after the Asian, Pan-American, African and Pacific Games, so that every continent in the world has its own Olympics. From the first day of its organization, it attracted the attention of all European countries and athletes from all continents took part in the Games.

All 50 European countries (the United Kingdom is participating under one flag) are present at the Games.


The EOC starts the process by sending an invitation letter to each member country committee. Candidate countries submit their requests to the EOC

Necessary inspections are carried out by the names assigned by the committee. After the nominations are discussed at the EOC General Assembly, the host is selected.

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