Free Printable Olympics Jumbles Worksheet: Expand Vocabulary and Improve Spelling

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Expert Olympics Word Jumble

Unscramble four words that are related to the summer Olympics.
Then use the letters in the CIRCLES to spell a two-word Olympic event or award.

For an extra challenge, fold along the dotted line to hide the clues.


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archery; you need a bow and arrow to compete in this sport artistic; one type of gymnastics athletes; they come to the Olympic Games to compete badminton; this racquet sport uses a shuttlecock baseball; the great American game is also an Olympic sport boxing; you wear gloves, not boxes, for this sport bronze; a third place finish earns this kind of medal butterfly; this is one of the swimming events canoe; this water sport requires a single-bladed paddle cauldron; a large fireproof pot, such as the one that holds the Olympic Flame ceremony; a formal traditional event, such as the opening and closing of the Games cycling; this may take place in a velodrome or outdoors on a road decathlon; this combines 10 track and field events discus; you have to throw a heavy disc the farthest to win diving; this may be done from a platform or a springboard equestrian; human and animal athletes are partners in these events faster; the first word of the three-word Olympic motto fencing; this may require a foil, epee or sabre football; this is not the American version, but the game usually called soccer in North America freestyle; this is one of the swimming events gymnastics; this may be artistic or rhythmic higher; the second word of the three-word Olympic motto hockey; in the summer Olympics this takes place on a field, not on ice hurdles; runners in this athletics event have to clear these while running fast javelin; you have to throw a spear the longest distance judo; throws and takedowns are part of this martial art that started in Japan jump; you do this in more than one Olympic event and you usually try for the longest or highest kayak; this water sport requires a double-bladed paddle marathon; a long-distance race named after a city and battle in ancient Greece mascot; a character, often an animal, that represents the Olympic Games and brings good luck pentathlon; the Modern form has fencing, shooting, swimming, equestrian show jumping and running podium; the gold, silver and bronze medallists stand on this relay; teammates take turns in this kind of event, each doing part of the race rings; only male gymnasts compete in this event that requires really strong arms rhythmic; one type of gymnastics rowing; in this sport you sit facing backwards in the boat sailing; you need a racing yacht for this sport shooting; you may use a pistol or a rifle for this sport slalom; canoes or kayaks race through whitewater in this kind of race sprint; a short running, cycling or boating event stronger; the third word of the three-word Olympic motto taekwondo; a Korean martial art tennis; this racquet sport uses a ball torch; runners carry this to light the Olympic Flame trampoline; a fairly recently added gymnastics sport that involves a lot of bouncing triathlon; swim, cycle and run, one after the other vault; both male and female gymnasts compete in this type of event, running and springing over something called a horse velodrome; an arena with a banked track for cycling volleyball; traditional indoor or beach, they are both Olympic sports wrestling; Greco-Roman or freestyle
balance beam; women's gymnastics hammer throw; athletics (track and field) high jump; athletics (track and field) long jump; athletics (track and field) mountain bike; cycling pole vault; athletics (track and field) pommel horse; gymnastics race walking; athletics (track and field) road race; cycling shot put; athletics (track and field) still rings; men's gymnastics table tennis; China-dominated uneven bars; women's gymnastics water polo; aquatics



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