Rio Olympic 2016: greatest show of the world !

The whole world is counting every bit for “the greatest show of the world”! Everyone’s eye is focusing on Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. After four years, Olympic Games 2016 is going to be launched with amazing celebration in Rio, Brazil in 5th August, 2016. This year 206 countries are participating in 49 different events.  More than 3 Billion people are waiting on Television set to enjoy the inaugural program. 

 

 

Let’s see the detail of 31th Olympic Games:

History:

The ancient Olympic Games were religious. The modern Olympic Games were started in 1896 in Olympia, Greece by Baron Pierre de Coubertin. From time to time, it changes in several varieties like Winter Olympic, Youth Olympic, and Para-Olympic etc.

Venues:

SPORT 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

 

 Organizer: International Olympic Committee

Host country: Brazilmascot of Olympic 2016

Motto: a new World

Official Mascot: Vinicius

 

Refugee Athletes: for the first time, a team of refugee is going to compete. Rami Anis, Yolande Mabika, Paulo Amotun Lokoro, Yusra Mardini, Yiech Pur Biel, Rose Nathike Lokonyen, Popole Misenga,  Yonas Kinde, Anjelina Nadai Lohalith, James Nyang Chiengjiek are the 10 refugee athletes.

Madels: gold, silver and bronze

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