Copenhagen


The host city of the ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup 2015 is Copenhagen.
Copenhagen was founded in 1167 and has been Denmarks’s capital since 1417.
The City of Copenhagen has 560.000 residents.

Copenhagen and Denmark is home to the happiest people in the world according to a survey from OECD in 2012;
Copenhagen is a bikecity; 55% of all Copenhageners commute by bike regularly;
Copenhagen is widely known as a centre of the New Nordic Kitchen; the City boasts a total of 17 Michelin stars in 15 different restaurants
Copenhagen City’s council is aiming to make Copenhagen the world’s first CO2-neutral capital by 2025.

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IOC-Congress

Copenhagen has hosted a large number of major sport events during the recent years;
IOC Congress 2009 (photo left),
UCI Road World Championships Cycling 2011,
IAAF World Half Marathon Championships 2014
just to name a few of the most prominent events.

Moreover Copenhagen was a proud host of the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest and has recently been appointed as one of 13 host cities for the UEFA Euro 2020.

Learn more about the host city here