Microsoft Rewards Bing Homepage Quiz: In which Olympic Games was the first surfing competition held?
A United Kingdom, 2012
B Brazil, 2016
C Japan, 2020
Staged in 2021 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Tokyo Games were the first to feature surfing as an Olympic sport. 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.
The correct answer is Japan, 2020.