Due to its fine mediterranean climate and excellent sport facilities Nerja is chosen by more then 800 athletes past season, as training location for the 2012 Olympics in London.
Did you know that the Belgian “Tia Hellebout”, Olympic champion in high jump, trained in Nerja?
The Sport centre of Nerja is called the Ciudad Deportiva Enrique López Cuenca and offers multiple facilities such as: athletics stadium and football field, a pavilion and an indoor heated pool. Thanks to these facilities and the good affordable hotels and tourist apartments Nerja has to offer, many athletes from European countries decide to train in Nerja for the Olympics.
The olympic games start the 27th of July 2012 in London, more information at the official website.