Olympics 2024: Tahiti, 16000km away from Paris to host Surfing

December 13, 2019

SportsOlympics 2024

  • The Polynesian island of Tahiti has been chosen to host the surfing events at the 2024 Paris Olympics after being selected over beaches in southwest France and Brittany, organisers confirmed.
  • Tahiti lies 15,700 kilometres from Paris but was chosen because it offers near-guaranteed surfing waves in the summer months.
  • The events will take place at Teahupoo, a location that boasts some of the biggest waves on the men’s World Cup circuit.

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