It's Different for Girls

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Gender Gap Shrinking Worldwide in Aquatic Sports at Olympic Games

images (4)“THE number of women participating in organized sports is continuing to grow around the world, as evidenced by the shrinking gap between the numbers of female athletes and male athletes at the recent Olympics, according to a new report by the Women’s Sports Foundation.

“The WSF report, published in partnership with the Sport, Health and Activity Research and Policy Center for Women and Girls, counted the number of male and female athletes at the London Olympics and Paralympics in each medal sport. Fencing was the only sport in which females outnumbered males ona global scale, with 107 women participating, compared to 105 men. Ten other sports in which males and females competed boasted equal numbers of male and female athletes.”

To read the full article on swimmingworldmagazine.com click here.

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