The Mediterranean Games is a multisport competition that is organised within the Olympic movement, with the recognition of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). Participation is established through the Olympic committees of each of the member countries that form part of the International Committee of the Mediterranean Games (ICMG) in the geographical area of the Mediterranean. Finally, on the 15th of October 2011, during the ICMG session, Tarragona was chosen as the venue for the XVIII Games.
The XVIII Mediterranean Games Tarragona 2018 has been held from June the 22nd to July the 1st 2018 in Tarragona city and 15 municipalities in its territory. A total of 33 sports disciplines have been covered and they have had the greatest number of inscribed sports people in their history: 3,648. Tarragona has also been the edition with more participating National Olympic Committees: 26.
In 10 days of competition, the Games have brought to Tarragona and the territory:·