OL-surfers competing in Tahiti during the games in Paris in 2024

Stillehavsøen Tahiti will host the competitions in surfing during the OLYMPICS in 2024, which will be held in Paris. Tahiti to help Paris with the OLYMPIC hos

OL-surfers competing in Tahiti during the games in Paris in 2024

Stillehavsøen Tahiti will host the competitions in surfing during the OLYMPICS in 2024, which will be held in Paris.

Tahiti to help Paris with the OLYMPIC host in 2024.

the main Island in the French colony in the Pacific, French Polynesia, must stand in order to facilitate the competitions in surfing. It writes the organization behind the OLYMPIC games in Paris on Twitter.

Tahiti is 15.000 kilometers from the French capital and was chosen instead of the beaches in the south west of France and Brittany.

the Competitions will take place in Teahupoo, which boasts some of the biggest waves on the men's World Tour.

- It is a merry surprise and recognition of our history that we can repay the honor to Polynesia, where surfing began, " says the president of The Surferforbund, Lionel Teihotu, told AFP.

the OLYMPICS in 2024 will take place from 26. July 11. august.

/ritzau/AFP/

Updated Date: 12 December 2019, 23:00

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