When was curling added to Winter Olympics?

Was curling at the first Winter Olympics?

The curling event at the 1924 Winter Olympics was contested only by men. It was the first curling event in Olympic history. The winning team had been selected by the Royal Caledonian Curling Club, Perth. …

Is curling a Summer or winter Olympic sport?

The latest winter sports added to the Winter Olympics were snowboarding and curling in 1998. Previous Olympic Games included sports which are no longer present on the current program, like polo and tug of war. … Curling, which was an official sport in 1924 and then discontinued, was reinstated as Olympic sport in 1998.

What is the weirdest Olympic sport?

Top 10 Weirdest Olympic Sports Of All Time

  • Race Walking. …
  • Tug-of-War. …
  • Swimming Obstacle Course. …
  • Dueling Pistols. …
  • Hot Air Ballooning. …
  • Horse Long Jump. …
  • Solo Synchronized Swimming. The name itself is contradictory. …
  • Town Planning. At the four Olympic games between 1928 and 1948, medals were given out for, erm, town planning.

Who has won curling in the Olympics?

Athlete medal leaders

Athlete Nation Olympics
Agnes Knochenhauer Sweden (SWE) 2014, 2018
Kevin Martin Canada (CAN) 2002, 2010
Torger Nergård Norway (NOR) 2002, 2010
John Shuster United States (USA) 2006, 2018
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