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IOC initiates ‘Let’s Move Street Challenge’


Geneva, Sep 13 (IANS) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) initiated a new online competition, Let’s Move Street Challenge, to promote new Olympic events like BMX, breaking and skateboarding.

Winners will be awarded a special trip to an Olympic qualification event, to have a behind-the-scenes experience of the qualifiers, and also have opportunities to meet top global athletes, reports Xinhua.

Olympic gold medallist in BMX freestyle Charlotte Worthington was quoted as saying by IOC: “I love the concept of the Let’s Move Street Challenge; the three sports – BMX freestyle, breaking and skateboarding – are really creative. It will be fantastic to see a variety of age groups and levels embrace the challenge, getting creative and putting something of themselves out there.”


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