The 5 most popular sports and hobbies

  • October 27, 2014
  • Alex Blackman

One of the targets for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games was to increase participation in sport. Two years on and it seems the legacy has worked. School Sport Survey found that:

The numbers of young people taking part in sport or physical activity three or more times a week has risen from 27% in 2011 to 40% in 2013.

We wanted to find out what sports excited you, so with the help of Decathlon, we polled sport coaches and players to find out what sports were most popular and how often you tried a new activity - turns out there's one Harry Potter fan who was polled too. Read the findings below:

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Thanks to Decathlon for sharing this great infographic!

Decathlon are the world's biggest sports retailer. They offer equipment and clothes for over 70 sports and make the pleasure of sport more accessible to more people.    

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