What Olympic sport is Japan known for?

Japanese athletes have won 497 medals at the Summer Olympic Games (except art competitions), with the most gold medals won in judo, as of the end of 2020 Summer Olympics. Japan has also won 58 medals at the Winter Olympic Games. Its most successful Olympics are 1964 and 2020 Games, both hosted in Tokyo.

What Japanese sports are in the Olympics?

The new Olympic sports introduced to this year’s games include including skateboarding, surfing, karate, softball, baseball and sports climbing.

How many sports are in Olympics?

Around 11,000 athletes have made their way to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games to compete in over 339 different events from 41 different sports.

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