Breakdancing added as a new sport for Olympics 2024 to be held in Paris
Breakdancing becomes the latest Olympic sport, will debut at Paris 2024. – Breakdancing became an
official Olympic sport on Monday. The International Olympic Committee’s pursuit of urban events to lure
a younger audience saw street dance battles officially added to the medal events program at the 2024
The decision was confirmed by the International Olympic Committee, as it seeks to attract
a younger audience to the competition.
Other newly added sports by the IOC include skateboarding, sport climbing, and surfing.
Unlike break dancing, the above three Sports will debut at the COVID-19 delayed Olympics in Tokyo in 2021.
The idea was proposed two years ago after trials at the 2018 Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires, Argentina, proved
a success. Breakdancing will be called breaking when competitors take to the floor
In 2024, the dance-offs will take place at a downtown venue in the French capital, alongside sport climbing and