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International Olympic Committee Executive Board confirms sports programme for Olympic Games Paris 2024 with gender equality and youth at its heart

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The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today approved the event programme and athlete quotas of the Olympic Games Paris 2024, centred on gender equality and youth.

Skateboarding, Sport Climbing, Surfing and Breaking were confirmed as additional sports proposed by the Paris 2024 Organising Committee (OCOG). This new flexibility is part of the reforms of Olympic Agenda 2020. The decision will help to make the Olympic Games Paris 2024 fit for a post-corona world.

Following the recommendations of the Olympic Programme Commission, the main features of Paris 2024’s Olympic Programme include:

Exactly 50 per cent male and female participation following the gender equality which has been achieved already for Tokyo 2020 with 48.8 female participation.

Growth of mixed gender events, compared to Tokyo 2020, from 18 to 22.

Skateboarding, Sport Climbing, Surfing and Breaking confirmed as additional sports based on a proposal by Paris 2024. Breaking will make its Olympic debut.

Reduction of the overall athlete quota (including all new sports) to exactly 10,500.

Reduction of the overall number of events, with a final programme of 329 events.

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