This paper will review the history of women’s involvement in the Olympic Games, how gender is socially (re)constructed through these events, current issues facing women who compete at the Olympic/Paralympic level, and what social responsibility the Olympic movement might assume to improve the experiences of Olympic women in the future
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-14
Number of pages15
JournalOlimpianos – Journal of Olympic Studies
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 25 May 2017


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