Rio Olympics 2016 Starts from 5th August [ Current News (Concise) - Sports ]
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.
- 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:
- The 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:
- 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.
- Published/Last Modified on: August 3, 2016