The competition items of the Paris Olympics will be reduced to 329 events, 10 fewer than those of the Tokyo Olympics; the total number of athletes in the Paris Olympics will be 10,500, including athletes participating in four new events. Compared with the Tokyo Olympics, the total number of athletes decreased by about 600.
The Olympic weightlifting event will be cut by four events at the Paris Olympics, and the number of participating athletes will be reduced to 120, which is 76 fewer than the Tokyo Olympics and about 140 fewer than the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. At the same time, theParis Olympics will also achieve gender equality among participating athletes. For the first time, the number of male and female athletes will be equal; considering the issue of gender equality, the men's 50-kilometer race walk will be replaced by other track and field mixed-sex competitions, as long as the relevant events and competitions Format suitable for existing venues; men's and women's 20km walks will be retained.