The newly released International Sporting Index by Live Football Tickets has ranked the sportiest countries in the world, for active travellers, and coming out in the top spot is the USA.
This is followed by Russia, China, Germany and France also making the top 5.
The study by Live Football Tickets analysed the following factors to rank each country:
- National exercise levels
- Global sport recognition
- Elite sport success
- Olympic medal success
- FIFA ranking
- Number of sports stadiums
In Live Football Tickets brand-new International Sporting Index, they have analysed the sportiest countries around the world, by examining both the enthusiasm and talent for sport around the world.
For their analysis, they looked at a variety of factors sporting factors for every country in the world, including Olympics success, elite sport performance, exercise levels and FIFA ranking.
The country that has come in top in the study as the sportiest country in the world is, the USA.
The USA has an incredible 367 sports stadiums scattered around its 9 million km2 of land, and has won an average of 56.54 medals in each Olympic Game, across 27 summer games and 23 winter games.
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