Estanguet believes that if the Olympics is to maintain its relevance amongst a new generation of fans it must seriously consider E-Sports as a legitimate sports in order to attract new fans to the mega event and to maintain its relevance for generations and generations to come.
He said that it was still uncertain whether the esports was actually a sport and before making a final decision authorities had to discuss the physical activity they involve as well as the additional factors that could lead to esports inclusion in the Olympics. "I think it's interesting to interact with the IOC, with them, the eSports family, to better understand the process". Let's look at it. Let's meet them.
'I don't want to say 'no' from the beginning.
"We feel that we are the winner because we have what we wanted, " said Estanguet, a canoe slalom triple-Olympic champion. The Asian Games has proved that eSports are popular including video games as a full sport by 2022.
"We will spend some time after (the IOC meeting in September) Lima to engage with new people and stakeholders". Paris last hosted the Summer Games in 1924.
Various video game companies have also taken advantage of the wave of interest for eSports.
Seeing something like esports added to the fold at the Olympics could be a monumentous occasion for some, and could even go so far as to legitimize the career even further for some players.
Competitive video gaming has a global audience of round 320 million and brought in £400million in revenue in 2016. He attributed the June additions of three-on-three basketball and freestyle BMX for the Tokyo Olympics to the committee's push for a "more youthful, more urban" Games. The Congressional Cup came to town in March and Ullman Sails Long Beach Race Week just completed in late June.
With the legislature in recess, it is impossible to immediately guarantee they will approve the same amount for 2028. "That's why we built the project based on 95 percent of existing venues to make sure we will be confident to be able to deliver our promises". "This is my mandate now.".
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