Closing Ceremony of 2016 Rio Olympics took Place on 22nd August [ Current News (Concise) - ]

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After 16 days of sporting spectacle the 31st session of Summer Olympics which was hosted by Brazilian City, Rio de Janeiro ended with a colorful ceremony.Around 11,000 sports person has participated in 2016 Rio Olympics from 205 countries with first-ever refugee team including in 306 events of 42 sporting disciplines.

  • Nest session of Olympics will be take place in 2020.

Key Facts

Medals Tally:

Top 3 are:

  • United States spot a top position with 46 gold, 37 Silver and 38 Bronze.
  • Great Britain at second spot with 27 Gold, 23 Silver and 17 bronze.
  • China at third spot with a tally of 26 Gold, 18 Silver and 26 Bronze.
Image of Olympics medals

Image of Olympics medals

Image of Olympics medals

  • India spot 67th position with two medals.
  1. Sakshi Malik Bronze medal in 58 kg weight class of Wrestling
  2. PV Sindhu Silver medal in Badminton

Top Ten Athletes in 2016 Rio Olympics

Top Ten Athletes in 2016 Rio Olympics

Top Ten Athletes in 2016 Rio Olympics

Athletes

Country

Game

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Michael Phelps

US

Swimming

6

1

 

Katie Ledecky

US

Swimming

4

1

 

Simone Biles

US

Gymnastics

4

 

1

Katinka Hosszu

 

Swimming

3

1

 

Usain Bolt

Jamaica

Athletics

3

 

 

Jason Kenny

Great Britain

Cycling

3

 

 

Danuta Kozak

Hungary

Canoe Sprint

3

 

 

Ryan Murphy

US

Swimming

3

 

 

Simone Manuel

US

Swimming

2

2

 

Maya Dirado

US

Swimming

2

1

1

- Published/Last Modified on: August 24, 2016