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The Evolution of Martial Arts in the Olympic Games

By Madison Hunt | October 6, 2023

Martial Arts has a long-standing history in the Olympic Games, dating back to the traditional inclusion in the ancient Olympics of Greece. In modern times, disciplines such as boxing, judo, taekwondo, and wrestling have become regularly included Olympic sports where world class martial artists compete on behalf of their country. The history of each martial arts form in the Olympics differs, with male and female competitors gaining Olympic inclusion over varying years.

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