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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2017, Vol. 4, Issue 2, Part C

Participation of sportsperson and number of sports disciplines in the Olympic Games: A survey


Author(s): Dr. Krishna Kant Sahu

Abstract: The purpose of this study was to collect the data of the participation of sportsperson and number of sports disciplines in the Olympic Games. Data was collected by Secondary sources. The study was based on magazines, newspapers, books, reports, journals, souvenirs and internet etc. The statistical technique used was “Percentage Method” to find out the participation of sportspersons and number of sports disciplines in Olympic Games has gradually increased. This is to conclude that the aim of the study was to shows the dimension of Olympic Games with respect to the number of events has increased from 10 events and 241 participants in 1896 Athens Olympic Games to 36events and 10, 500 participants in 2012 London Olympic Games. The result of the study also highlight that female participation has gradually increased.

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Dr. Krishna Kant Sahu. Participation of sportsperson and number of sports disciplines in the Olympic Games: A survey. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2017;4(2):148-150.
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