The Rio Olympics are in full swing, but how many events are left?
We’re here to give you a rundown of how many events are in each sport, and how many gold medals are up for grabs.
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How Many Events Are in the Olympics?
The Olympics are a massive event with thousands of athletes from all over the world competing in dozens of different sports. But how many events are actually in the Olympics?
The answer is a bit complicated, because it depends on which Olympics you’re talking about. The Summer Olympics have always had more events than the Winter Olympics, and the number of events has increased over time as new sports have been added.
As of the 2016 Summer Olympics, there are a total of 41 sports and 306 events. However, some of these sports have multiple events within them (for example, there are three different swimming events), so the actual number of unique events is slightly less than this.
The Winter Olympics have never had as many sports or events as the Summer Olympics, but the number has increased over time as new sports have been added. As of the 2018 Winter Olympics, there are a total of 15 sports and 102 events. Again, some of these sports have multiple events within them, so the actual number of unique events is slightly less than this.
How Many Events Have Been in the Olympics?
The modern Olympic Games were first held in Athens, Greece, in 1896. Since then, the Olympics have been held more than 50 times in cities all over the world.
Most recently, the 2016 Summer Olympics were held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The 2020 Summer Olympics will be held in Tokyo, Japan.
The Olympic Games are currently divided into Summer and Winter Olympics. The Summer and Winter Olympics are each held every four years (two years apart). For example, the 2012 Summer Olympics were held in London, England and the 2014 Winter Olympics were held in Sochi, Russia.
Currently, there are 206 National Olympic Committees (NOCs) recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). Each NOC is allowed to enter a certain number of athletes into each Olympic Games.
Athletes compete in various events within their sport. For example, track and field athletes may compete in events such as the 100 meter dash or the long jump. Swimmers may compete in events such as the 100 meter freestyle or the 200 meter breaststroke.
As of 2016, there are 34 different sports (including 2 demonstration sports) that are contested at the Summer Olympic Games. These sports are divided into 10 different categories: archery; badminton; baseball; basketball; boxing; canoeing; cycling; diving; equestrian sports; fencing; football; golf; gymnastics; handball; hockey; judo; modern pentathlon; rowing; rugby sevens; sailing; shooting; softball (since 2020); swimming; synchronized swimming (since 2020); table tennis ; taekwondo ; tennis ; triathlon ; volleyball ; water polo ; weightlifting ; and wrestling .
Currently, there are 7 different sports that are contested at the Winter Olympic Games. These sports are divided into 4 different categories: biathlon ; curling ; ice hockey ; luge
What Events Are in the Olympics?
There are a total of 34 events in the Olympics. This includes both the Summer and Winter Olympics. Here is a list of all the events:
Softball (Summer only)
Baseball (Summer only)
Taekwondo (Summer only)
Triathlon (Summer only)
Beach Volleyball (Summer only)
Water Polo (Summer only)
What Events Have Been in the Olympics?
The Olympics have been around for a long time, and there have been many different events that have been a part of them. Some of these events are no longer part of the Olympics, while others have been added. Here is a look at some of the events that have been in the Olympics:
Archery was first introduced as an Olympic sport in the Paris Games in 1900. It was then discontinued and reintroduced in the 1972 Munich Games.
Badminton was first introduced as an Olympic sport in the 1992 Barcelona Games.
Basketball was first introduced as an Olympic sport in the 1936 Berlin Games.
Boxing was first introduced as an Olympic sport in the 1904 St. Louis Games.
Canoeing was first introduced as an Olympic sport in the 1936 Berlin Games.
Cycling was first introduced as an Olympic sport in the 1896 Athens Games.
Diving was first introduced as an Olympic sport in the 1904 St. Louis Games. Dressage was first introduced as an Olympic sport in the 1912 Stockholm Games. Equestrianism was first introduced as an Olympic sport in the 1900 Paris Games. Fencing was first introduced as an Olympic sport in the 1896 Athens
What Events Are Left in the Olympics?
Now that we’re officially halfway through the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, you might be wondering how many events are left.
Here’s a list of all the events, broken down by sport, that will take place during the second half of the Games.
Medal events in bold.
-Men’s giant slalom
-Women’s giant slalom
men’s 15km + 15km skiathlon
women’s 7.5km + 7.5km skiathlon
men’s sprint classic Qualifier
Curling: mixed doubles round robin **Biathlon**:
women’s 7.5km sprint