The Nordic Sports Industry is a booming industry that has been expanding for the past few years. In this blog post, we are going to explore 15 stats about Nordic sports that might surprise you.
When Nordic countries are compared side by side, they dominate the gold medal per capita category.
Estonia is the most successful Nordic country in Winter Olympics history, with plenty of gold medals. This same success can be seen in online gaming platforms such as Ninja. Which have lately become very popular.
Finland is the only Nordic country that has won the world championships in any team event, either men’s or women’s.
Sweden has won the Nordic Championship a total of 18 times, more than any other Nordic country.
The Danish table tennis team is also the only Nordic country to have reached number one in rankings by Nordic Championship 33 times.
Iceland’s men’s football team has never lost a Nordic Championship match.
Nordic countries have the largest share of Nordic Championship titles across all winter sports.
This Nordic country has the best ice hockey team in Europe.
Norway is ranked among the top three countries in Europe for women playing soccer and basketball.
World Happiness Report 2016 ranked Iceland first for happiness in Nordic countries.
A higher percentage of Finish adults did at least 30 minutes of physical activity a day throughout the week.
The Nordic sports industry is worth about $11 billion.
Nordic countries had a total of over 500,000 athletes who are active in Nordic Countries.
Norway has the most Nordic skiing participants on average Nordic skiing day in Nordic Countries.
Sweden produces about 20% of all bicycles produced throughout Europe and it imports most of its raw materials from outside Sweden’s
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