More than 80 organizations from the five continents prepare for the United Through Sports World Virtual Youth Festival 2020. The 5-day event starts with the opening ceremony which will be aired on the Olympic Channel at 7PM (ICT) on November 20th and ends with the Closing Ceremony at 7PM (ICT) on November 22.

The United Through Sports World Virtual Festival 2020

November 2020

“More than 80 organisations have joined forces to unite on a digital platform for the festival, which is under patronage of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), International Paralympic committee (IPC), Special Olympics (SOI), SportAccord, GAISF and AIMS.”

The festival is a celebration for and with the youth of the world who will carry the torch of life for the next generations. On the UTS platform, everyone is equal. The theme of the festival is “One Spirit One Heart”, and all organisations and entities are uniting to showcase, demonstrate and promote inclusion, equality, non-discrimination and peace.”

“The 5-day event will see youth under 18 years old of all abilities from all corners of the globe come together in sporting and cultural exchange where they will compete in 5 different competitions; Max Fit, Aero Fit, Talent, Inclusive Sport and the Unified Fitness Challenge.  100+ youth ambassadors, together with the leaders of sport and all participating entities will make a unified call to action for a more inclusive and better tomorrow.
Aside from the 5-day youth competitions held on the virtual platform, there will be a 5-day education program. The 18-19 November are youth focused and invite youth athletes to join form around the world.”

For more information, visit the event website.


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