The Tokyo Olympics are just around the corner, and with them comes a whole host of new sports! Here’s a quick rundown of all the sports that will be featured in the Tokyo Olympics.
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The Tokyo Olympics are an international multi-sport event that is scheduled to take place from July 23 to August 8, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. Originally, the games were to be held in 2020, but were postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Tokyo Olympics will feature 33 sports and a total of 339 events.
How many sports are in the Tokyo Olympics?
The Tokyo Olympics will feature 33 sports — two more than the Rio de Janeiro games in 2016. Baseball and softball, which were last contested at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, will return to the lineup; while karate, skateboarding, surfing and sport climbing will make their Olympic debuts.
The official program for the Tokyo Olympics is as follows:
-Aquatics (swimming, diving, water polo)
-Athletics (track and field)
-Baseball / Softball
-Canoeing / Kayaking
-Cycling (road, track, mountain bike)
-Equestrian (dressage, eventing, jumping)
Gymnastics (artistic and rhythmic)
What are the new sports in the Tokyo Olympics?
As the Tokyo Olympics approach, many people are wondering what sports will be included in the games. While some classics like swimming and track and field will always have a place, the Olympics are also a chance to showcase new and emerging sports. This year, there are several new sports that will be making their debut in Tokyo.
One of the most anticipated new sports is skateboarding. Skateboarding will be included in both the street and park disciplines, and there will be both men’s and women’s competitions. It is sure to be a popular event, with many of the world’s top skateboarders descending on Tokyo to compete.
Another new sport making its debut in Tokyo is surfing. Surfing will also have both men’s and women’s competitions, with athletes vying for medals in three different disciplines: shortboard, longboard, and stand-up paddle surfing. With Japan being home to some of the world’s best surf spots, it is sure to be a popular event with both athletes and spectators alike.
Finally, climbing will also make its Olympic debut in Tokyo. Climbing will include three disciplines: speed climbing, bouldering, and lead climbing. There will be both men’s and women’s competitions in each discipline, with a total of 20 medals up for grabs. With its combination of strength, endurance, and technique, climbing is sure to be a thrilling addition to the Olympic lineup.
The Tokyo Olympics will showcase a total of 33 sports, with a record-breaking 50 disciplines, and 4,400 athletes competing from over 200 countries. The Tokyo Paralympics will have 22 sports, with 640 athletes competing.
How many sports are in the Tokyo Paralympics?
The Tokyo Paralympics will feature 22 sports – the same as at the Rio 2016 Games. The sports are: Archery, Badminton, Boccia, Boxing, Cycling, Equestrian, Football 5-a-side, Football 7-a-side, Goalball, Judo, Shooting Para sport, Para athletics, Para powerlifting, Para taekwondo , Paracanoeing , Paratriathlon.
What are the new sports in the Tokyo Paralympics?
The Tokyo Paralympic Games will feature 22 sports, four more than the Rio de Janeiro edition in 2016.
The sports are: Archery, Boccia, Cycling (Track, Road), Equestrian (Dressage, Para-Dressage), Football 5-a-side, Football 7-a-side,Goalball, Golf, Judo, Para Powerlifting, Para Badminton, Para Basketball, Para Canoeing (Sprint and Slalom), Para Archery, Para Rowing ,Para Sailing ,Para Shooting ,Para Table Tennis ,Wheelchair Rugby ,Wheelchair Fencing ,Wheelchair Tennis.