Major Sports of Madagascar
With the people of the country engaged in various sports and activities, Madagascar sports form a major component of recreation in the island. Besides a recreational activity sports in Madagascar also holds an important place in the professional arena as many people select sports as a career option.
Madagascar sports include athletics, football, boxing, judo, tennis, basketball and various other games. From high school to the national level, the sports of Madagascar are practiced by many people of Madagascar. The country also participates in the international competitions especially in the field of Athletics.
Women’s basketball and women’s tennis are two of the major sports at Madagascar. There are many sportspersons who have distinguished themselves in these two games and also in athletics. Madagascar has been sending its national champions to international sports events like the U.S Open and Olympics. Athletes from Madagascar have participated in the World Cup in Athletics representing pan-Africa. Madagascar sportspersons have also represented the country in All-Africa Games.