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Most noteworthy for sports such as the [[Marathon]] (one of the original Olympic sports) and the 100 m race, Athletics is the general sport category that encompasses the [[Athletics-Track Events|Track]], [[Athletics-Field Events|Field]], [[Athletics-Road Events|Road]], and [[Athletics-Combined Events|Combined]] events at the Olympics.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
'''Overview'''
 
 
Most noteworthy for sports such as the [Marathon] (one of the original Olympic sports) and the 100 m race, Athletics is the general sport category that encompasses the track, field, road, and combined events at the Olympics.
 
 
==='''Olympic Related'''===
 
 
===2012 Olympic Trials===
 
 
===The U.S. Olympic Trials for Athletics will be held by the sport. Please see [Trials] to learn more or contact the National Governing Body for the Sport.===
 
 
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===Olympic Schedule===
 
 
===Friday 3 August – Saturday 11 August; Marathon: Sunday 5 and Sunday 12 August; Race Walk: Saturday 4 and Saturday 11 August. See [Schedule] for more details.===
 
 
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===2012 Venues===
 
 
===All Athletic events will be are contested in, or are finished in the [Olympic Stadium].===
 
 
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===2012 Medals Awarded===
 
 
===In 2012 men will compete in 24 sports in the Athletic category and women compete in all except the Decathlon making a total of 23 different sports. In total gold, silver, and bronze medals will be awarded in 47 sports, making a total of 141 medals to be awarded in Athletics in 2012. ===
 
 
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===2012 Athlete Spotlight (link to 2008 medalists)===
 
 
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===2012 Coach Spotlight===
 
 
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===National Governing Bodies / Related Organizations===
 
 
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===2012 Uniforms===
 
 
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===Olympic Records (and if WR)===
 
 
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===Average number of years to make Olympics in sport
 
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==='''About the Sport'''===
 
 
===How the sport is played===
 
 
===Rules of the sport===
 
 
===Equipment used===
 
 
===How many on team / positions===
 
 
===World Records===
 
 
===Interesting Stuff===
 
 
===How to get started in the sport===
 
 
===Average height / weight of athletes===
 
 
===What makes a great athlete===
 
 
===How much $ do athletes make?===
 
 
===How does the sport make money?
 
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[[Category:Olympic Sports]]

Latest revision as of 02:29, December 29, 2010

Athletics
Overview

Most noteworthy for sports such as the Marathon (one of the original Olympic sports) and the 100 m race, Athletics is the general sport category that encompasses the Track, Field, Road, and Combined events at the Olympics.

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