Most Popular Sports of the Olympic GamesMatrixGuy
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This is the most beautiful sport to watch because there are actual routines planned for it. They are made to look lovely to watch, to show off athletic skill. A lot of Olympic sports are just a game, gymnastics is made to be a thrill to watch on purpose! I can't wait!
I'm also a gymnast my self artistic gymnastics is the most watched it is intense, exciting, and a jaw opener it is a hard sport in witch the athletes put the hard work, time, effort, and dedication into.
First off gymnastics is definitely the hardest and most watched. People watch it the most for sure but for only people who do soccer watch soccer. So I think gymnastics should be at the top.
Hi I don't like itV21 Comments
When people think of the Olympics they think of athletics. That's why closing and opening ceremonies are always held in the athletics ceremonies. I don't watch the Olympic for football, tennis, cricket etc because the Olympics is not the pinnacle of those sports, that's why the Olympics is all about athletics.
Track and field is no doubt the hardest event in the olympics. People talk more about gymnastics because the gymnasts look ridiculous and act like babies, but the real sport is track and field, minus the discus and hammer throw.
Isn't this what Olympics is known for
Usain bolt gives it a good nameV19 Comments
Swimming is one of the most popular sports - if not the most popular sport in the Olympics simply because everyone can relate to swimming. Swimming is an easy sport to follow and to root for and everyone has swam before or seen someone swimming. Not to mention swimmers are super good looking and easy on the eyes!
The only sport I specifically tune in to watch is aiming. The gymnasts seem mediocre in the last few Olympic Games. I do like beach volleyball also.
Michael phelps best olympian of all time swimming is the greatest
I love the Australian team swimming is my best sport but second favourite after archeryV11 Comments
Men love beach volleyball because of the skimpy outfit of the girls. They should wear proper athletic outfits, like the other Olympic athletes not bikinis. It looks unprofessional for the Olympics. It's OK for the beach, perhaps.
Without this ratings would lose a large demographic.
Summer olympics remember beach. Voley and beach mixed...who does not like it? sun and funV3 Comments
Only sport that's good in summer, best over all is hockey. I mean really? It's the only sport in the summer olympics that anyone cares about besides the olympics - nmorse88
The best way Just like nba players inV3 Comments
It's so amazing, everyone should play it.
Messi is best Go Argentina #Messi_is_best #Messi10
What his should be firstV12 Comments
Every point is exciting. The best game in the olympics.
Good for building muscle and for competing!V7 Comments
It's just fantastic looking at 105+ category lifters' performanceV1 Comment
Its fun and it uses all your muscles in your body,
No matter how many people are just too cute
Great sport. Requires the same amount of training but must keep adrenaline in check in order to aim and focus accurately.
Archery is an amazing sport, and is severely underestimated. I lovethis sport.V4 Comments
So tough on the body but good for you.
Diving is a very undermined sport. Lots of people think they can just "pick the sport up" and that it is easy, but that is far from the truth. I takes lots of concentration, practice, and uses every muscle in your body. It is a very mental sport. People don't realize how fast you travel in the air and how much water can really hurt. When a diver jumps off ten meter (equivalent to a 3 story building) they travel at least 60mph before they hit the water. Synchronized diving is one of the hardest to master as well!
It is one of the most majestic sports to watch. I would rank it among or near gymnastics and swimming!
I love this sport, apparently they are going to make diving into the ground a sport and see who survives the longest
Diving is the best sport by far because it takes lots of skill and it is amazing to watch. Tom Daley for gold!V1 Comment
Best sport in the world thank you japan
Most beautiful sport in the world.V1 Comment
If you have ever watched show jumping you would know of the incredible tension in the jump off!
Equestrian is the most passionate, beautiful, and skilled sport, Always so interesting and exciting to watch I LOVE it
It is very difficult to train and be in harmony with the horse and the creatures are amazing and powerful animals
Equestrian is my favorite Olympic sportV4 Comments
Unlike other sports, big money has never tainted or entered the professional badminton arena. Therefore, from beginner to professional it is still a sport played for the sheer love and enjoyment of it. Just look at the immense dedication and extreme fitness levels required - and the height some players get in the jump smash - incredible. Hitting the shuttle at just under 500 kph (over 300 mph) make this the fastest racket sport in the world. And all for the love of the sport and not the money! Played all over the world by ALL age groups Badminton is simply not covered enough by the media - why not? - no big money to be won!
" gets you so hyped up and pumped and is way faster than tennis"
This sport is developing so fastV2 Comments
I love this game so many punch ups and fights. hopefully jamie soward wins gold again
Table Tennis, Handball, Football, Gymnastics, Football and Aquatics (inc diving) are the best in my opinion.V1 Comment
I shoot in the junior olympics and I got 3 Ed for nationals it is the hardest sport that's out there and I do basketball and football to and it's really tough
What if someone shoots someone's head off
I want to be a part of olympic shooting and so I have started 10 meter air rifle shooting. Because I wanr give an another level for shooting in the worldV3 Comments
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