Sports at the 1900 Olympic Games

The 1900 Olympic games were held in Paris, France. There were 19 sports on the program, an extra ten more than the first modern Olympic Games in 1896. The sports of weightlifting and wrestling were dropped, and these added: Archery, Basque pelota, Cricket, Croquet, Equestrian, Football, Golf, Polo, Rowing, Rugby union, Sailing, Tug of war (and Water Polo as part of Aquatics).

List of sports for the 1900 Olympics

  1. Aquatics (Swimming and Water Polo)
  2. Archery
  3. Athletics
  4. Basque Pelota
  5. Cricket
  6. Croquet
  7. Cycling (Road & Track)
  8. Equestrian
  9. Fencing
  10. Football
  11. Gymnastics (Artistic)
  12. Golf
  13. Polo
  14. Rowing
  15. Rugby union
  16. Sailing
  17. Shooting
  18. Tennis
  19. Tug of war

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