Quiz Question: In which Olympic Games was the first surfing competition held?
The given options are as follows:
- United Kingdom, 2012
- Brazil, 2016
- Japan, 2020
The correct answer is: Japan, 2020
Fact: Staged in 2021 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Tokyo Games were the first to feature surfing as an Olympic sport. The competition was open to professional surfers and was held at Tsurigasaki Beach. Brazil’s Italo Ferreira won the men’s competition, while American Carissa Moore won the women’s gold.