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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
  • 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
AquaticsCyclingHandballTable tennis
ArcheryEquestrianJudoTaekwondo
AthleticsFencingModern pentathlonTennis
BadmintonField hockeyRowingTriathlon
BasketballFootballRugby sevensVolleyball
BoxingGolfSailingWeightlifting
CanoeingGymnasticsShootingWrestling
  • The medal design for the Rio Olympiad 2016
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
  • 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

- Published/Last Modified on: August 3, 2016

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