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Sports at the 1984 Olympic Games

The 1984 Olympic games were held in Los Angeles, USA. There were 21 sports on the program, the same events as in the previous three Olympics. Rhythmic gymnastics events were added to the gymnastics program for the first time, and also Synchronized Swimming was added to the aquatics discipline for the first time.

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List of sports for the 1984 Olympics

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

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