This Sunday 3 October 2021, the world connected as 86 countries joined the TAFISA World Walking Day - 24 Hours Around the Globe.
For the second edition of an event set to be the most accessible and inclusive 24-hour relay around the globe, several hundreds of videos and photos were shared by a wide range of organisations - from National Olympic Committees, Universities, International Sports Federations and National Sport for All Associations, to local sport clubs, schools, and individuals participating in the movement with their own contributions.
The following countries were represented:
Albania, Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cameroun, Canada, China, Chinese Taipei, Colombia, Costa Rica , Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador , Egypt, El Salvador, Fiji, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Hong Kong, China, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan , Kazakhstan, Korea, Kosovo, Latvia, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico , Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Perú, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Somalia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka , Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, UK, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United States, Uruguay, Zimbabwe.
You can relive the event on our Instagram Story highlight: https://www.instagram.com/stories/highlights/18171720088085631/?hl=en
TAFISA would like to thank and congratulate all participants for their astounding effort to pass the baton, complete the relay and make it an undisputable success!
The amount of quality contributions this year is outstanding and we were not able to share every single one of them on our Instagram Story unfortunately. However we will share more in the coming days on the videos and photos received, and what events took place all over the world on 3 October. Stay tuned for more news to come!