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Q: What is the official name of track and field in the Olympics?
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What is the official name for track and field?


What are the Athletics events in Olympics?

Athletics is the international name for Track and Field.

What are the main events in the Olympics?

track and field, swimming, diving, gymnastics, to name a few

How long has track and field been in existence?

Track and field events have been around since at least the ancient Roman times. They held races on Mount Olympus, hence the name "Olympics".

Where did track and field get its name?

track and field got its name because when you run you on a track. the field part is because you compete in the other competions on a field a grassy area.

What is the name of the Olympic track and field athlete who won four gold medals at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin?

Jesse Owens.

Name five track and field officials?

Marksman, starter, timekeeper, track judge, field judge.

The joint name of the 5 official mascots of the 2008 Olympics?

The joint name of 5 mascots of Olympics 2008 is fuwa

What do you call a track built to race horses?

A Racing Track... I dont know if there is an official name for it

What female sprinter won 4 gold medals at the Berlin Olympics in 1936?

No female Sprinter has ever won 4 gold medals in track and field. However, in 1936, a male sprinter by the name of Jesse Owens won 4 gold medals in Track and Field.

What Olympic games does Pakistan compete in?

Pakistan is competing in the following games in 2008 Olympics. 1. Men's field hockey. 2. Track & field. 3. Swimming. 4. Sharp shooting [if that's the correct name].

What is another name often given to athletics?

track and field.

What is another name for athletics?

It can sometimes be categorised as Track & Field.

What is the name of the local and international organizations responsible for the sport track and field?

the international governing body for track and field is the IAAF which is the International Association of Athletics Federations. because internationally track and field is known as Athletics

Name one team sport played at the Olympics?

Field hockey.

What is the name of the game in the Olympics where you throw spears?

You may be talking about the track and field event usually just called "Javelin". On the other hand, you may be hallucinating; I can't really tell.

The official name of the 2008 Olympics are?

Thye offiial name of the Beijing Olympics are XXIX Olympiad.(29) Go Aussie Thye offiial name of the Beijing Olympics are XXIX Olympiad.(29) Go Aussie

What was the name of the track and field gold medalist from nz in 1936?

The name of this athlete is Jack Lovelock.

What is the name to the Olympic sport of spear throwing?

It is the track and field javelin throw.

What is the name of the official that calls too many players on the field?


What is a name for a person who does track and field?

I've heard people call us trackies.

What is the difference between track and field and athletics?

America Calls it Track and Field because isn't any sport "Athletics"? The offical name is Athletics, as it is probably the simplist sport to understand.

What arena were the 2008 Olympics held in?

It's official name is the national stadium but it is known as the birds nest

Who is an athlete whose name first starts with x?

Frederic Xhonneux from belgium Track & Field

Where can I learn about track and field shoes?

It all depends on what brand you may be looking for most if not all name brand track and field shoes have a website that can be easily researched right from your home or your phone devices.