Sports of the Beijing Olympic Games

From Athletics to Water polo, the Beijing Olympic Sports will be similar to the ones of the 2004 Athens Olympic Games.

The following sports will be contested at these Beijing Games. The order is from the sport having the most event to the lowest.

  • Athletics (47 events)
  • Swimming (34 events)
  • Cycling (18 events)
  • Gymnastics (18 events)
  • Wrestling (18 events)
  • Canoeing (16 events)
  • Weightlifting (15 events)
  • Shooting (15 events)
  • Rowing (14 events)
  • Judo (14 events)
  • Boxing (11 events)
  • Sailing (11 events)
  • Fencing (10 events)
  • Taekwondo (8 events)
  • Diving (8 events)

Other sports are:

  • Synchronized swimming
  • Water polo
  • Archery
  • Badminton
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Equestrian
  • Field hockey
  • Football/soccer
  • Handball
  • Modern pentathlon
  • Softball
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis
  • Triathlon
  • Volleyball

4 Comments about “Sports of the Beijing Olympic Games”

  1. Black Belt Blogger Says:

    I’m really hoping for decent coverage of the tae kwon doe and boxing.


  2. Amin JP Says:

    That’s cool, i love china!


  3. nikita Says:

    tks for your message on my blogger-blog…have you got Chess as a sport there?


  4. admin Says:

    No chess yet :)
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olympic_sports


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