World Athletics was among the presenters at the event ©Twitter/Sport_COP

A Sport at COP Day of Action event has been held at the COP26 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow.

The event was aimed at providing a forum for the sport community to gather and engage in interactive sessions to drive climate action.

The one-day event was held via a hybrid format, with virtual participants and people attending in person at Wood House in the Scottish city.

The event opened with a showcase with examples of best-in-class solutions to accelerate climate action in sport.

Examples were highlighted across different continents.

World Athletics was among the organisations to present at the event, highlighting its air quality project.

A Global Sport Sustainability Hackathon featured in the second session, with entrants in the competition highlighting sustainable solutions in video submissions.

Judges delivered a top 10, with Meredith Whiting and Mia Duckers from Coventry University named as the winners.

Their submission was titled "Pick Up and Play".

The winners received a prize of £2,500 ($3,300/€2,900).

The third session was titled the "Sport x Sustainable Development Goals Challenge".

A challenge was set to leaders from sporting bodies, global brands and non-government organisations to create an impact-driven fan engagement project.

The event was overseen by athlete climate change activists and sports professionals.