The Olympics will be played in Paris in 2024, from July 26 to August 11. There are four new sports in this edition of the Olympics.
There are a lot of new developments in the next edition of the Olympics. For example, a 50/50 male-female ratio, the opening will take place on the Seine river, women will close the Olympics and last but not least, there are also a number of new sports. Below you will find all the information and an infographic about the new Olympic sports.
Paris 2024 is including four sports not usually on the Olympic programme: breaking, sport climbing, skateboarding and surfing.
However the last three of those were also on the schedule at Tokyo 2020.
Breaking : It is characterised by a combination of athletic moves, including spins, flips and other complex body movements.
Sport Climbing : It is a modern discipline originated from traditional rock climbing. There are three different disciplines: boulder, lead and speed. In all of them, permanent anchors fixed to an artificial wall are used for climbing.
Skateboarding : Skateboarding is a sport that entails riding and performing tricks on a skateboard, a flat wooden board, comprised of a deck, truck and wheels.
Surfing : A water sport where an athlete performs manoeuvres on a wave while standing on a board.
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