Sport o athletics

Athletics is a collection o sportin events that involve competitive rinnin, jimpin, thrawin, an walkin.[1] The maist common teeps o athletics competeetions are track an field, road rinnin, cross kintra rinnin, an race walkin.

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Heichest govrenin bodyIAAF
Mixed genderYes
CategorizationOutdoor or indoor
OlympicPresent since inaugural 1896 Olympics
ParalympicPresent since inaugural 1960 Paralympics


  1. "Athletics". Oxford English Dictionary (3rd ed.). Oxford University Press. December 2013. Retrieved 9 March 2015.