Italy

Best Sports

2024

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Swimming 354 37.5
2 Alpine Skiing 98 10.4
3 Biathlon 78 8.3
4 Speedskating 62 6.6
5 Open Water Swimming 48 5.1
6 Short Track 44 4.7
7 Luge 36 3.8 1
8 Synchronised Swimming 36 3.8 -1
9 Diving 32 3.4
10 Water Polo 30 3.2 1

2023

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Swimming 235 8.3
2 Fencing 205 7.2 2
3 Karate 194 6.9
4 Tennis 156 5.5 1
5 Volleyball 135 4.8 -3
6 Athletics 110 3.9 1
7 Football 108 3.8
8 Alpine Skiing 104 3.7 -5
9 Ski Mountaineering 93 3.3
10 Judo 93 3.3

2022

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Swimming 384 15.3 2
2 Volleyball 270 10.8 9
3 Alpine Skiing 196 7.8 9
4 Fencing 156 6.2 3
5 Tennis 133 5.3 9
6 Open Water Swimming 126 5.0
7 Athletics 82 3.3 2
8 Track Cycling 81 3.2
9 Road Cycling 78 3.1 4
10 Judo 71 2.8 5

2021

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Karate 328 10.3
2 Football 288 9.0
3 Swimming 258 8.1
4 Basketball 196 6.1
5 Artistic Gymnastics 176 5.5
6 Ski Mountaineering 143 4.5
7 Fencing 134 4.2
8 Track Cycling 126 3.9 -5
9 Athletics 118 3.7
10 Canoe/Kayak Sprint 105 3.3

2020

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Alpine Skiing 162 30.3 1
2 Biathlon 86 16.1 1
3 Track Cycling 61 11.4 3
4 Snowboarding 45 8.4 9
5 Mountain Bike 44 8.2 21
6 Road Cycling 36 6.7 6
7 Tennis 25 4.7 17
8 Luge 25 4.7 26
9 Speedskating 15 2.8 18
10 Rugby Union 13 2.4 18

Italy Positions

2024

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 2
Gender:Men 3
Gender:Women 7
Continent:Europe 1
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 12
Gender:Men 10
Gender:Women 13
Continent:Europe 9

2023

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 7
Gender:Men 4
Gender:Women 10
Continent:Europe 4
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 27
Gender:Men 28
Gender:Women 25
Continent:Europe 22

2022

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 6
Gender:Men 3
Gender:Women 9
Continent:Europe 3
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 29
Gender:Men 25
Gender:Women 24
Continent:Europe 24

2021

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 4
Gender:Men 3
Gender:Women 11
Continent:Europe 2
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 26
Gender:Men 26
Gender:Women 27
Continent:Europe 21

2020

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 7
Gender:Men 12
Gender:Women 3
Continent:Europe 6
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 15
Gender:Men 16
Gender:Women 11
Continent:Europe 12
F.Pellegrini (Italy), Olympic and Swimming World Champ. gold medallist and women’s 200 m freestyle world record holder – AP/Lee

Profiling the world’s top sporting nations: Italy, Japan, Germany

Sport has come to a global standstill in April due to the Covid-19 pandemic and none of the monthly tournaments tracked by GSN have been staged.