Summer Olympic Events 2021

The Summer Olympic Games are the biggest sporting event in the modern world. Since its inception in the early 19th century, at least 42 different sports that were part of the Summer Olympic Games have been available. At the last three Olympic Games (2000, 2004 and 2008) and 28 weightlifters in selected sports. But both volleyball and baseball were excluded from the list, just 26 of them, sports at the 2012 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The list of sporting events, the Tokyo 2021 Olympics, and the Game was finalized by the Board of Directors of the International Olympic Committee and announced no later than June 2017.

In 2021, the Tokyo Games will include 339 33 competitions of various sports, and are spread across subjects over the age of 55. Tokyo 2021 and will see 5 new sports added and there will be 15 more events.

Previously, the Main Games are scheduled to be held on September 20 and 21, 56 test events for the Olympic Games and the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games in Japan, starting in June 2019 and ending in a year, no later than June 2021 before the opening of the Tokyo Olympic Games in 2021. Many of these events belonging to the core-25 sports events that are covered in the Summer Olympics and the introduction of new sports that were added to the 2021 Tokyo Games, were carefully checked before this event.

Check below for the number of events in different disciplines, some of them from the official Olympic Games:

  • Aquatics –

Artistic Swimming (2 events)
Diving (8 events)
Swimming (37 events)
Water Polo (2 events)

  • Baseball –

Baseball (1 event)
Softball (1 event)
Basketball –

Basketball (2 events)
3×3 Basketball (2 events)

  • Cycling 

BMX Freestyle (2 events)
BMX Racing (2 events)
Mountain Biking (2 events)
Track Cycling (12 events)
Road Cycling (4 events)

  • Equestrian –

Dressage (2 events)
Jumping (2 events)
Eventing (2 events)

  • Gymnastics –

Artistic (14 events)
Trampoline (2 events)
Rhythmic (2 events)

  • Karate –

Kata (2 events)
Kumite (6 events)

  • Canoeing –

Sprint (12 events)
Slalom (4 events)

  • Wrestling –

Freestyle (12 events)
Greco-Roman (6 events)

  • Volleyball –

Volleyball (2 events)
Beach Volleyball (2 events)

  • Others –
  • Archery (5 events)
  • Athletics (48 events)
  • Badminton (5 events)
  • Boxing (13 events)
  • Fencing (12 events)
  • Field Hockey (2 events)
  • Football (2 events)
  • Golf (2 events)
  • Handball (2 events)
  • Judo (15 events)
  • Modern Pentathlon (2 events)
  • Rowing (14 events)
  • Rugby sevens (2 events)
  • Sailing (10 events)
  • Shooting (15 events)
  • Skateboarding (4 events)
  • Sport Climbing (2 events)
  • Surfing (2 events)
  • Table Tennis (5 events)
  • Taekwondo (8 events)
  • Tennis (5 events)
  • Triathlon (3 events)
  • Weightlifting (14 events)

Check those event schedule in our Tokyo 2021 Olympics Schedule schedule page.