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Rio Olympiad 2016 is a major international multi sports events. This event organised by International Olympiad committee. This event held in Rio de Janerio, Brazil from 5 August to 21 august.

  • The games of the XXXI Olympiad are known as Rio Olympiad 2016.
  • The opening ceremony will take place in the Maracana Stadium on 5 August 2016.
Image shows the Maracana Stadium

Image shows the Maracana Stadium

showing image of Maracana Stadium

  • The closing ceremony will also take place in the Maracana Stadium on 21 August 2016.
  • In the Rio Olympiad 2016 preliminary competition in football to begin on 3 August 2016.
  • 207 country are participating inRio Olympiad 2016 in different event.
  • In Rio Olympiad total 28 sports event. The name of sport event are as given below:

Table shows the name of Rio Olympiad sports event

showing table of Rio Olympiad sports event

Aquatics

Cycling

Handball

Table tennis

Archery

Equestrian

Judo

Taekwondo

Athletics

Fencing

Modern pentathlon

Tennis

Badminton

Field hockey

Rowing

Triathlon

Basketball

Football

Rugby sevens

Volleyball

Boxing

Golf

Sailing

Weightlifting

Canoeing

Gymnastics

Shooting

Wrestling

  • The medal design for the Rio Olympiad 2016
Medal design for the Rio Olympiad 2016

Medal design for the Rio Olympiad 2016

showing image of Medal design for the Rio Olympiad 2016

Highlight of event:

  • Host Country: Rio de Janerio, Brazil
  • Participating Country:207
  • Event: 306 event in 28 Sport
  • Opening Ceremony: 5 August
  • Closing Ceremony: 21 August

Logo of Rio Olympiad 2016:

Logo of Rio Olympiad 2016

Logo of Rio Olympiad 2016

showing image of Logo of Rio Olympiad 2016

  • The Rio Olympiad logo was design by the Brazilian agency Tatil.
  • The logo represents three figures such as yellow, green and blue of the Brazilian flag.
  • The logo based on four concepts such as:

    • Contagious energy
    • Harmonious diversity
    • Exuberant nature
    • Olympic spirit

Rio Olympics 2016 venues map:

  • Event will take place at 18 existing venue. In 8 venue require redevelopment and nine new venue are constructed for the Rio Olympiad 2016.
  •  Maracana Stadium is the largest venue in the game in terms of seating capacity.
Rio Olympics 2016 venues map

Rio Olympics 2016 venues map

showing image of Rio Olympics 2016 venues map

- Published on: August 3, 2016