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There were nine new events under existing sports that were competed for the first time:

1) Cycling - new events for men's and women's individual BMX.

2) Swimming - new events for men's and women's 10 km open water swim (called the marathon).

3) Athletics - new event for women's 3000 meter steeplechase.

4) Fencing - new events for women's team foil and women's team Sabre replaced men's team foil and women's team epee.

5) Table Tennis - new events for women's team and men's team replaced women's doubles and men's doubles.

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