Sports at the 1908 Olympic Games

The 1908 Olympic games were held in London, Great Britain. There were 22 sports on the program, up from 16 at the last Olympics in 1904. Dropped were the sports of golf, roque and weightlifting, and added were Field Hockey, Figure Skating, sailing, shooting, Jeu de paume, polo, Rackets, Rugby union, water motorsports.

List of sports for the 1908 Olympics

  1. Aquatics (Swimming, Diving and Water Polo)
  2. Archery
  3. Athletics
  4. Boxing
  5. Cycling (Road & Track)
  6. Fencing
  7. Field Hockey
  8. Figure Skating
  9. Football
  10. Gymnastics (Artistic)
  11. Jeu de Paume
  12. Lacrosse
  13. Polo
  14. Rackets
  15. Rowing
  16. Rugby Union
  17. Sailing
  18. Shooting
  19. Tennis
  20. Tug of war
  21. Water Motorsports
  22. Wrestling (Greco-Roman and Freestyle)

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