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29-10-15.- Finally, the city of Budapest (Hungary) became the European Capital of Sport for 2019 after winning in the selection process against Malaga (Spain), Yerevan (Armenia) and Valletta (Malta). The Hungarian capital was imposed in the final to Malaga which got within five points of difference and following the rules of ACES Europe (Article 23.2) has been designated European Capital of Sport 2020.
'They've been two very strong candidates and have put the decision to the jury very difficult since both cities showed enough potential to be European Capital of Sport' said the president and founder of ACES Europe, Gian F. Lupattelli .
From 19th November 2015 the nominations period for the European Capital of Sport 2021 will be opened until 30th March 2017 with several cities interested in presenting candidature for this prestigious award.