Darts | “Sport should really be Olympic” – Michael Smith wants to go one step further

Smith said during an interview with The American The Ariel Helwani Show. “Even you people are crazy about it. It’s already a huge sport in Europe and it’s probably going to get even bigger here too. It’s a very cool sport.”

next step

It’s time for the next step, says the Englishman who prevented Michael van Gerwen from winning the world title last week. “If skateboarding and breakdancing can be Olympic, why can’t darts? Our sport deserves a spot. I think darts should really be Olympic.”

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“It’s a very tough sport. You don’t just fall. You really have to be very professional to get to the top.”

Medal

Smith, who circumnavigated the world with him Nine Lord In the final after Van Gerwen had already missed an arrow on the perfect leg just before, an Olympic medal is in the cards. “As an athlete, you want to win medals, become world champions. Participating in the Olympics is also part of that. Of course I also aim for the highest level.”

It is no coincidence that the new number one in the world ranking makes its statements in the United States. The first chance at an Olympic darts tournament will be in Los Angeles 2028.

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