Adults in Wales are embracing sport more than ever before, according to Sport Wales. Figures published in the Active Adults survey today, show that the number of adults taking part in sport or physical activity three or more times a week has risen from 29 per cent in 2008 to 39 per cent in 2012.
The report shows an increase in people participating in:
Swimming - up to 15.7 per cent from 11.4 per cent in 2008
Running and jogging - increasing from 6.9 per cent in 2008 to 13.4 per cent in 2012
Cycling - up from 7.5 per cent in 2008 to 10.3 per cent in 2012
Football - up to 8.9 per cent in 2012, from 6.7 per cent in 2008.
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