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Sports at the 1928 Olympic Games

The 1928 Olympic games were held in Amsterdam, Holland. There were 14 sports on the program, three less than in 1924. Field hockey had been added to the program, while shooting, tennis, polo and rugby union were dropped.

List of sports for the 1928 Olympics

  1. Aquatics (Swimming, Diving and Water Polo)
  2. Athletics
  3. Boxing
  4. Cycling (Road & Track)
  5. Equestrian
  6. Fencing
  7. Field Hockey
  8. Football
  9. Gymnastics (Artistic)
  10. Modern Pentathlon
  11. Rowing
  12. Sailing
  13. Weight Lifting
  14. Wrestling (Greco-Roman and Freestyle)

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