SPAIN – La Noche del Deporte: Madrid goes for the Olympic dream
The main objective of ‘La Noche del Deporte´ was to demonstrate that Madrid has the support of its citizens for this adventure. And since a picture is worth a thousand words, 30,000 runners populated the popular race start in the Parque del Retiro forming a spectacular Olympic tide.
But it was by no means the only activity: the capital became a great sports circuit with plenty of activities spread over the most emblematic parts of the city. Beach Volleyball at the Retiro park, Gymnastics and Trampoline in the Puerta de Alcalá, High Jump in Cibeles, 3v3 Basketball, Table Tennis and Moto GP simulators in Colón, Football 7 in Sports Canal de Isabel II, Paddle on Golf Channel and Fitness and F1 simulators in the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium parking.
Also in the Retiro park was a striking image. The Car Ride became sand in beach volleyball courts, where they played numerous games in the illustrious figures who have participated in this sport in our country. The goddess Cybeles witnessed the jump.
In front of the Puerta de Alcala were jumps by the National Artistic Gymnastics Team on the trampoline while several athletes flew over the monument. Meanwhile, in the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium Parking, over 2,000 people moved their bones in a fitness classes.