8.-11. June 2023
The Ruhr Games - the biggest international sports & culture festival for young people!
In the heart of Europe and in the middle of the Ruhr region, the Ruhr Games delivered four days of top-class international youth sports and urban art.
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Top talents & hopefuls for the upcoming Olympic Games together with international sports stars made the Ruhr Games the biggest sports festival in Europe. 5,200 young athletes competed for gold, silver and bronze in 325 international & high-class competitions.
Whether preliminary round or final...whether sports acrobatics or BMX - all highlights took place in alternation on a compact area in the Landschaftspark Duisburg-Nord. The most important protagonists - the athletes - were the absolute focus.
The Ruhr Games 2023 kicked off with a multimedia launch event at Landschaftspark Duisburg-Nord and concerts by the internationally acclaimed Giant Rooks and indie rock heroes Leoniden - admission free.
The Urban Culture Programme of the Ruhr Games was all about new art forms: Street Art, Digital Arts, Tape Art, Art Battle, Free Flows and Workshops offered a diverse platform for cultural exchange.
“Cool and creative, international and friendly: The RUHR GAMES combines European sport with the Olympics!“
Armin Laschet, former Minister President of North Rhine-Westphalia
“Words can’t even describe how awesome this weekend is!“
Simon Gosejohann, Comedian
“Ruhr Games – a truly important element in German sports.“
Moritz Fürste, Olympic Champion
- “Cool and creative, international and friendly: The RUHR GAMES combines European sport with the Olympics!“
- “Words can’t even describe how awesome this weekend is!“
- “Ruhr Games – a truly important element in German sports.“