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The Modern Olympics: 1896 & 2004

Sujin Lee

Women in the Olympics



Women were not allowed to compete in the Olympics.



By 2004, women took part in most Olympic sports, but it wasn't until 2012 that they could enter boxing events. Today, women can participate in all Summer Olympic sports.


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Siona Fernandes represented New Zealand in boxing at the London Olympics in 2012

Source: Joel's Goa Pics

In-tray  |  The Olympics in Greece  Location  Medals  |  Most Wins  |  Women  |  Cost