What sports were added to the 2000 Olympics?
Triathlon and taekwondo were two new additions to the Olympic programme. Susanthika Jayasinghe became the first Sri Lankan woman to win a medal, claiming bronze in the 200m, whilst Birgit Fischer earned two gold medals in kayaking to become the first woman in any sport to win medals 20 years apart.
How many Games were played in the 2000 Olympics?
The 2000 Olympic games were held in Sydney, Australia. There were 28 sports on the program, an increase of two compared to the last Olympic Games.
Where were the Olympic Games 2000 held?
What sports were added at each Olympics?
Olympic Games Sports Changes
|2024||Paris, France||breakdancing added, karate, baseball & softball removed|
|2020||Tokyo, Japan||baseball and softball, karate, sport climbing, skateboarding and surfing added|
|2016||Rio, Brazil||Rugby 7s and Golf added|
|2012||London, England||Baseball and Softball dropped.|
How many Olympic sports are there?
Around 11,000 athletes have made their way to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games to compete in over 339 different events from 41 different sports.