Kiteboarding gets nod for Paris Olympics

Kiteboarding is set to make its Summer Olympic debut in Marseille at Paris 2024 after being approved as one of the ten sailing events on the programme.

Reports the World Federation of Sporting Goods Industries, this decision followed a meeting of World Sailing in London.

Male and female windsurfing and mixed one and two-person dinghy events were also approved to join the five sailing classes proposed.

Kiteboarding consists of an athlete riding a board across the water which is harnessed to a hand-controlled and wind-powered kite.

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