Rio 2016 Olympics Starts from 5th August to 21st August

Rio 2016 Olympics is a major international multi-sport event is take place in Rio de Janeiro , Brazil. It’s Officially known as Games of the XXXI Olympiad.  Morethan 10500 athletes from 207 countries are participating in this Rio Olympics. Kosovo and South Sudan are first-time entrants in this Olympics. Rio Olympics Sporting Events will take place in 38 venues in Brazil. Mark Roberts Motion Control brand new Robotic technology will be used Rio Olympic Games

Why Brazil Hosts the 2016 Olympics

Brazil hosts 2016 summer Olympics, In the bidding process, Rio and Madrid had gone into the day considered the favourites, ahead of Tokyo and Chicago. In Final Rio took a Significant Lead over the Madrid, the Lead held and Rio was chosen by the International Olympic Committee to become the first South American city to host the Olympics.

Rio 2016 Olympics Opening Ceremony

The 2016 Rio Olympics Opening Ceremony will take place in Maracanã Stadium, Rio de Janeiro starting at 20:00 BRT on the evening of Friday 5 August.

The creative directors for the ceremony will be two Brazilian renowned film directors: Fernando Meirelles (City of God, The Constant Gardener), and the producer Daniela Thomas (who co-directed the handover from London 2012) and Andrucha Waddington.

Sporting Events in Rio 2016

rio 2016 olympics

 

  • Diving
  • Swimming
  • Synchronized Swimming
  • Water Polo
  • Archery
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Boxing
  • Canoe Slalom
  • Canoe Sprint
  • Cycling BMX
  • Cycling Mountain Biking
  • Cycling Road
  • Cycling Track
  • Equestrian Dressage
  • Equestrian Eventing
  • EquestrianJumping
  • Fencing
  • Field Hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Artistic Gymnastics
  • Rhythmic Gymnastics
  • Trampoline Gymnastics
  • Handball
  • Judo
  • Modern Pentathlon
  • Rowing
  • Rugby Sevens
  • Sailing
  • Shooting
  • Table Tennis
  • Taekwondo
  • Tennis
  • Triathlon
  • Volleyball
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Weightlifting
  • Freestyle Wrestling
  • Greco – Roman Wrestling

Countries and Athletes participating in Rio 2016

More than 10,500 athletes from 206 National Olympic Committees (NOCs), including first-time entrants Kosovo and South Sudan, are scheduled to take part.  The games will feature 28 Olympic sports — including rugby sevens and golf.

Venues in Brazil hosting Sporting Events

 

EVENT

VENUE

Ceremony Maracanã
Archery Sambódromo
Artistic Gymnastics Rio Olympic Arena
Athletics Pontal
Athletics Olympic Stadium
Athletics Sambódromo
Badminton Riocentro – Pavilion 4
Basketball Carioca Arena 1
Basketball Youth Arena
Beach Volleyball Beach Volleyball Arena
Boxing Riocentro – Pavilion 6
Canoe Slalom Whitewater Stadium
Canoe Sprint Lagoa Stadium
Cycling BMX Olympic BMX Centre
Cycling Mountain Bike Mountain Bike Centre
Cycling Road Fort Copacabana
Cycling Road Pontal
Cycling Track Rio Olympic Velodrome
Diving Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre
Equestrian Olympic Equestrian Centre
Fencing Carioca Arena 3
Football Amazônia Arena
Football Corinthians Arena
Football Fonte Nova Arena
Football Mané Garrincha Stadium
Football Maracanã
Football Mineirão
Football Olympic Stadium
Golf Olympic Golf Course
Handball Future Arena
Hockey Olympic Hockey Centre
Judo Carioca Arena 2
Marathon Swimming Fort Copacabana
Modern Pentathlon Deodoro Aquatics Centre
Modern Pentathlon Deodoro Stadium
Modern Pentathlon Youth Arena
Rhythmic Gymnastics Rio Olympic Arena
Rowing Lagoa Stadium
Rugby Sevens Deodoro Stadium
Sailing Marina da Glória
Shooting Olympic Shooting Centre
Swimming Olympic Aquatics Stadium
Synchronised Swimming Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre
Table Tennis Riocentro – Pavilion 3
Taekwondo Carioca Arena 3
Tennis Olympic Tennis Centre
Trampoline Gymnastics Rio Olympic Arena
Triathlon Fort Copacabana
Volleyball Maracanãzinho
Water Polo Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre
Water Polo Olympic Aquatics Stadium
Weightlifting Riocentro – Pavilion 2
Wrestling Carioca Arena 2

Official Site for Booking Tickets for Rio 2016 Olympics

https://www.rio2016.com/tickets/findoutmore/

 

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