Berkshire’s most popular Olympic sports revealed
WITH all the excitement of Tom Dean winning two gold medals, you might think swimming was Berkshire’s most popular Olympic sport.
But in reality, the trampoline has been named the most popular in the county, according to new research.
New data from Better.org has revealed which Olympic sports are most popular in the UK, with Berkshire big fans of trampoline, mountain biking and skateboarding.
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The ranking goes beyond the classic ‘big four’ sports of football, boxing, golf and rugby, instead seeking to explore the less mainstream sports associated with the massive international sporting tournament to be held in Japan this year. year.
With an average of 2,400 searches per month, trampoline was the most popular sport in Berkshire, followed by skateboarding with 1,900 searches and mountain biking (1,600 searches).
Other popular sports include tennis, fencing, and basketball.
So far in 2021, from the UK there has been a total average monthly search volume of 3.19 million for the 46 sports featured at the Games.
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In June, Wikipedia pages for all sports were viewed a total of 1.35 million times.
Across the UK, trampoline, mountain biking and skateboarding were also the most popular in terms of search volume, registering 201,000 views, 165,000 views and 165,000 views respectively since the start of the year.
The GB team performed very well at this year’s Tokyo Games, scoring 13 gold, 15 silver and 13 bronze, placing fifth in the medal table.
Maidenhead is also on the card with swimmer Tom Dean winning two gold medals.