Stand Up (For the Champions)

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"Stand Up (For the Champions)"
Stand Up for the Champions.jpg
Single by Right Said Fred
from the album Stand Up
Released 8 July 2002
Format CD single
Recorded 2001
Genre Dance
Label Kingsize
Songwriter(s) Richard Fairbrass, Fred Fairbass, Rob Manzoli
Producer(s) Right Said Fred
Right Said Fred singles chronology
"Love Song"
(2001)
"Stand Up (For the Champions)"
(2002)
"Where Do You Go to My Love?"
(2006)
"Love Song"
(2001)
"Stand Up (For the Champions)"
(2002)
"Where Do You Go to My Love?"
(2006)

"Stand Up (For the Champions)" is a song by British band Right Said Fred from their album Stand Up in 2002.

In the United States, the song has been used by some National Football League teams.[1]

It was used for the medal ceremony at the LEN European Swimming Championships in Budapest, Hungary in August 2010.

In Pakistan, the song has been often used for the celebration of Pakistan Cricket Team. Recently played after the victory in the final against India at the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy in England.[2]

The song was also played at Lord's during the 2009 T20 Cricket World Cup when Pakistan's national cricket team beat Sri Lanka in the final and won the world cup.

Swedish floorball team Storvreta IBK used it 2012/2013 as its entrance song during their games in Swedish Super League.

The Zambian High-School ISSEA (International Schools of Southern & Eastern Africa) boys' volleyball team winners, the Lusaka Leopards, played this song after the winning point of the tournament was scored.

It was the entrance song for South African heavyweight boxer Corrie 'Sniper' Sanders on the day he beat WBO heavyweight Champion Wladimir Klitschko for his title in Hannover, Germany on March 8, 2003.

It was also used for the medal ceremony at the Memorial Morena 2017, international meeting of juvenile swimming held in Genoa, Italy on 1-2 July 2017.

Charts[edit]

Chart (2002) Peak
Position
German Singles Chart 14
Swiss Singles Chart 68
Japanese Singles Chart 1

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