‘Ninja Warrior’ Considered for Inclusion in Los Angeles 2028 Summer Olympics
A gold medal for
skills? It’s not as far-fetched as you might think.
Japanese TV network TBS, creator of the original
competition format, revealed Monday that the show’s signature obstacle
course will be tested for possible inclusion in the Los Angeles 2028 Olympic Games.
course is under consideration to be added as the new fifth
discipline of the Modern Pentathlon, a regular medal sport at the Summer Olympics.
Modern Pentathlon previously has consisted of five disciplines:
fencing, swimming, equestrian show jumping, laser pistol shooting and
running. But the organizers of the sport, the Union Internationale de Pentathlon Moderne