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Olympic Sports

A total of 26 sports will be played at the 2012 Olympics. Some sports will have several disciplines, such as aquatics which includes diving, swimming, synchronized swimming, and water polo; or, athletics which includes track, field, road, and combined disciplines. Olympic competition events are held in each sport category to determine the medal winners. Some sports have medals for just men and women (triathlon), whereas, most sports have several different events such as aquatics which as 46 total events (for a total of 138 gold, silver and bronze medals awarded) for men and women. There will be a total of 302 Gold Medals awarded at the 2012 Games.

List of sports:

  1. Aquatics
  2. Archery
  3. Athletics
  4. Badminton
  5. Basketball
  6. Boxing
  7. Canoe-kayak
  8. Cycling
  9. Equestrian
  10. Fencing
  11. Field Hockey
  12. Football
  13. Gymnastics
  14. Handball
  15. Judo
  16. Modern Pentathlon
  17. Rowing
  18. Sailing
  19. Shooting
  20. Table Tennis
  21. Taekwondo
  22. Tennis
  23. Triathlon
  24. Volleyball
  25. Weightlifting
  26. Wrestling
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