Breakdancing proposed as new Olympic sport for Paris 2024

    Breakdancing could make its Olympic debut at Paris 2024.

    Story highlights

    • Breakdancing put forward as new Olympic sport for 2024
    • Surfing, sport climbing and skateboarding also proposed for inclusion
    • The IOC will make its final decision by December 2020

    (CNN)Organizers of Paris 2024 have proposed that breakdancing should be included as a new sport in the Olympic program.

    It's 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.
    An IOC spokesperson told CNN that the committee was pleased with the proposal as it was in line with its aim of rejuvenating the Olympics.
    "We are pleased to see that Paris 2024's proposal for new sports to the Olympic programme is very much in line with the reforms of Olympic Agenda 2020, which is striving to make the Olympic programme gender-balanced, more youth-focused and more urban," an IOC statement read.
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