THE OLYMPIC DREAM!- Press Release 146/2020
For the first time ever, Break Dance will be part of the Olympic Games. Break dancing will get its Olympic status to debut in Paris Games in 2024. The IOC confirmed this on Monday when it announced that Break Dance would become an official Olympic Sport.
The announcement for dance being part of any kind of Olympic Games is a very important step for the dance sport world. Breaking was previously added to the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) held in 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Italian dancers representing FIDS took part at the grand final with Bgirl Lexy winning silver medal in the Breaking Mixed Teams division.
The IDO looks forward to seeing as many of its members qualifying for the Games.