Belgrade offers more than thousand sports facilities for almost all sports and activities. While football clearly reigns Serbia's sports scene, Belgrade also offers plenty of great alternatives, from basketball, tennis and golf to hunting, fishing, gokarting and paintball. In Belgrade and its immediate surroundings you can catch a basketball game, cheer for your favorite football team, play a relaxing game of golf and more!
Belgrade has hosted several relatively major sporting events recently, including Eurobasket 2005, the 2005 European Volleyball Championship, the 2006 European Water Polo Championship, and the European Youth Olympic Festival 2007. Belgrade was the host city of the 2009 Summer Universiade chosen over the cities of Monterrey and Poznań. Belgrade Marathon Race is the largest and the most mass attended sporting event in Serbia.
Belgrade is also home to two football teams, Red Star (Crvena Zvezda) and Partizan, which have achieved remarkable success and have become famous all over the world along with their players. The matches between sports clubs Red Star and Partizan are considered to be the biggest city derbies, and the rivalry between their fans reflects all areas of everyday life.
With more than 1,000 sports facilities, amongst which special place have Belgrade Arena (seating capacity 20,000), swimming pool Tašmajdan, stadiums of FC Red Star and Partizan, Pionir Hall, Belgrade is ready to meet any sports challenge. Belgrade Arena became Belgrade’s trademark and one of the new symbols of the Serbian capital, as well as the place of interest for the visitors to our capital and the country. It is a facility that fully meets the latest standards and, together with the Prague Arena, it is at the highest technological level in Europe.
Belgrade has also given rise to several world class tennis players such as Jelena Jankovic, Ana Ivanovic and Novak Djokovic.
Golf in Belgrade - Serbia Golf Course
Golf in Belgrade
Golf Club Belgrade offers a nine-hole golf course at Ada Ciganlija. Within the golf complex it is also Club House with Reception, Pro-shop, Spike bar, Club lounge with a mantel and the library. Nearby, the Club House there is Driving range at which all the players and golf supporters can practise with the assistance of Teaching Pro.
Belgrade Shooting Ranges
Shooting sport is the main activity of Sport Centre Kovilovo in Belgrade. This complex, ranked as one of the best in the whole world, consists of 6 shooting ranges for Skeet, Trap and Double Trap events and of one sporting compact shooting range specially designed for huntsmen.
Belgrade Arena is one of the biggest sport hall in Europe. It is designed as a universal hall for all sport events: tennis, basketball, handball, volleyball, athletics, as ice hall and a hall for cultural events and other programs.
Fishing & Hunting in Belgrade
There are 16 hunting grounds in the Belgrade area, while fishing is possible in numerous locations in the near vicinity of Belgrade, both on the Sava and Danube. The lake Ada Safari is stocked with large and rare types of fish, of strictly controlled quality.
Belgrade Marathon Race
Belgrade Marathon Race is the largest and the most mass attended sporting event in Serbia. The Belgrade Marathon is organized to suit all ages: the Children’s Marathon, the Race of Pleasure, the Semi-marathon and the Marathon.