Olympic Day, celebrated annually on 23 June, commemorates the birth of the modern Olympic Games.
It is not only a celebration, but an international effort to promote fitness and well-being in addition to the Olympic ideals of fair play, perseverance, respect and sportsmanship. The goal is to promote Olympic values and participation in sports regardless of age, gender or athletic ability.
Olympic Day 2020 will see athletes and fans all over the globe get active in the world’s largest and first ever 24-hour digital Olympic workout. Twenty-three Olympians will join the official workout video, and athletes from around the world will lead live workouts at 11am local time across 20 time zones on Olympics and Olympic Channel Instagram accounts live.
Four badminton stars will also be involved.
Catch our star Olympians and join in on Instagram:
The live workouts will showcase our badminton stars’ favourite moves and feature right here after the go-live.
In the meantime, enjoy this original Olympic Day challenge video from British Olympians Marcus Ellis and Lauren Smith to whet your appetite.
Don’t forget to join in!