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Sports at the 1936 Olympic Games

The 1936 Olympic games were held in Berlin, Germany. There were 19 sports on the program, five more than in 1932. The sports of basketball, canoeing, handball, football and polo were added to the program.

List of sports for the 1936 Olympics

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

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