Berlin has lots of experience as a venue for major sporting events at the international level. The German capital has recently hosted the 2009 IAAF World Athletics Championships, the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup and the 2011 Women's European Volleyball Championships.
Annual sports highlights such as the Six Days Race, the men's DFB Cup final match, the ISTAF International Stadium Festival and the BMW Berlin Marathon also attract tens of thousands of visitors on a regular basis. Germany's number one sports city currently has about 2,400 sports organisations with 600,000 active athletes. 1. FC Union Berlin, Alba Berlin, the Berlin Recycling Volleys, Eisbären Berlin, Füchse Berlin and Hertha BSC all put Berlin at the top of the pro sports charts.
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