List of all the Olympic Sports in Chinese

We put together a quick list of the Olympic Sports that may be useful for learners on StudyMoreChinese

Hope is handy for the sports fans ;-)

  • Aquatics - 水上运动 (shuǐ shàng yùndòng)
  • Swimming – 游泳 (yóuyǒng)
  • Synchronized Swimming - 花样游泳 (huāyàng yóuyǒng)
  • Diving – 跳水 (tiàoshuǐ)
  • Water Polo - 水球 (shuǐqiú)
  • Archery - 射箭 (shèjiàn)
  • Athletics - 田径运动 (tiánjìng yùndòng)
  • Badminton - 羽毛球 (yǔmáoqiú)
  • Baseball – 棒球 (bàngqiú)
  • Basketball - 篮球 (lánqiú) 
  • Boxing – 拳击 (quánjī)
  • Canoe / Kayaking - 皮划艇 (píhuátǐng)
  • Cycling - 单车 (dānchē)
  • Equestrian - 马术 (mǎshù)
  • Fencing - 击剑 (jījiàn)
  • Football - 足球 (zúqiú)
  • Gymnastics - 体操 (tǐcāo)
  • Trampoline 蹦床 (bèngchuáng)
  • Rhythmic Gymnastics - 艺术体操 (yìshù tǐcāo)
  • Handball 手球 (shǒuqiú)
  • Hockey 曲棍球 (qūgùnqiú)
  • Judo – 柔道 (róudào)
  • Modern Pentathlon – 现代五项 (xiàndài wǔ xiàng)
  • Rowing – 赛艇 (sàitǐng)
  • Sailing – 帆船 (fānchuán)
  • Shooting – 射击 (shèjī)
  • Softball – 垒球 (lěiqiú)
  • Table Tennis – 乒乓球 (pīngpāngqiú)
  • Taekwondo – 跆拳道 (táiquándào)
  • Tennis – 网球 (wǎngqiú)
  • Triathlon – 铁人三项 (tiěrén sān xiàng)
  • Volleyball – 排球 (páiqiú)
  • Indoor Volleyball – 室內排球 (shìnèi páiqiú)
  • Beach Volleyball – 沙滩排球 (shātān páiqiú)
  • Weightlifting – 举重 (jǔzhòng)
  • Wrestling – 摔跤 (shuāijiāo)

If you want to see these in Flashcard & Audio review form, you can check this lesson out on LingoBite

 

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Comment by P Webster on July 30, 2012 at 8:30pm

This article has photos and a video clip from CNStv in Mandarin and discusses an interesting olympic "exhibit" at the Beijing World Park.    (Perhaps for further discussions in Chinese):

http://beijingcream.com/2012/06/visit-the-real-london-olympics-in-b...

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