Is breakdancing now an Olympic sport?

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The organizers of the 2024 Paris Olympic Games have proposed that breakdancing should be included as a new sport.

It is one of four sports suggested for inclusion in the Games — alongside surfing, climbing and skateboarding.

The sports must now await final approval from the International Olympic Committee (IOC), which has until December 2020 to make a final decision.

“The new sports are designed to make the Olympics gender-balanced, more youth-focused and more urban,” an IOC statement read.

Breakdancing debuted in the 2018 Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires, Argentina, but has yet to be included in the full senior program.

The young participants competed under nicknames, with Russia’s b-boy Bumblebee taking home the men’s gold medal.

Check out the Breakdancing Final of the Youth Olympics in 2018.

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