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Surfing & Climbing Get Tokyo 2020 Vote

28 Sep 2015

Surfing and Sports Climbing are two of the five sports that have been proposed for inclusion as additional events in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

Along with Baseball/Softball, Karate and Skateboarding these sports have been put forward for inclusion by the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee. The final decision, in line with the Olympic Charter, will be made by the IOC at the 129th IOC Session in Rio in August 2016.

Sports Climbing covers Bouldering, Lead and Speed Combined with 40 events for men and women.

Surfing would involve 40 Shortboard events - 20 for men and 20 for women.

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