2016 Rio Summer Olympics

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With the opening of the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics just behind us, we thought it would be nice to mention which sports are included in the Olympics.

Here are the 28 sports to be included on the program for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. The sport’s golf and 7’s rugby union are new additions to the program. There will also be a demonstration of eSports. s

  1. Aquatics(including swimming, diving and synchronized swimming, water polo)
  2. Archery
  3. Badminton
  4. Basketball
  5. Boxing
  6. Canoe / Kayak
  7. Cycling- including Track, Road, Mountain Bike and BMX
  8. Equestrian
  9. Fencing
  10. Football (soccer)
  11. Golf
  12. Gymnastics(Artistic, Rhythmic and Trampolining)
  13. Handball
  14. Hockey
  15. Judo
  16. Modern Pentathlon
  17. Rowing
  18. Rugby 7s
  19. Sailing
  20. Shooting
  21. Table Tennis
  22. Taekwondo
  23. Tennis
  24. Track & Field
  25. Triathlon
  26. Volleyball- indoor and beach volleyball
  27. Weightlifting
  28. Wrestling(Greco-Roman and Freestyle)


For in-depth information on each sport please click here.

Let us know which sport is your favorite to watch and why?

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Source: http://www.topendsports.com/events/summer/hosts/rio/sports.htm

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