It got popular enough to be requested, and it fulfilled the requirements for an olympic sport, with national and international organization and competitions, so it got added to the list.
Bmx Racing became a medal sport at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing under sanctioning of the American Bicycle Association and the National Bicycle League, recognised by the UCI.
BMX Racing became a medal sport in 2008 at the Olympics in Beijing, China, under UCI. Sanctioning bodies in the United States are National Bicycle League and American Bicycle Association .
2008 Games in Beijing.The first ever gold medalist in the men's BMX event was MÄris Å trombergs of Latvia. The first gold medalist in the women's BMX event was Anne-Caroline Chausson of France.
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Assuming that you are referring to the BMX races, 2008 is the very first year for the competition.
The gold medal in the Men's BMX Racing event at the Rio 2016 Olympics was awarded to Connor Fields.
The Netherlands received the silver medal in the Men's BMX Racing event at the Rio 2016 Olympics.
Jelle Van Gorkom won the silver medal in the Men's BMX Racing event at the Rio 2016 Olympics.
The bronze medalist in the Men's BMX Racing event at the Rio 2016 Olympics was Carlos Alberto Ramirez Yepes.
The United States won the gold medal in the Men's BMX Racing event at the Rio 2016 Olympics.