Thursday, September 23

Tokyo: the 3 Olympic Games sports in which only women compete


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Linoy Ashram from Israel during the European Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships.

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Gymnasts’ flexibility often causes surprises.

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games have many curiosities.

From the inclusion of new sports such as karate, surfing and skateboarding, to the use of innovative technologies that show up to the athletes’ beats and the decision of a more “green” policy with cardboard beds and medals made of recyclable materials, for example. .

All this in the midst of a pandemic that delayed the Olympic Games by a year, although it retains the name of Tokyo 2020.

Among the characteristics related to this world sports competition, there are a few activities that exclusively involve women.


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