2016 OLYMPIC GAMES

AUGUST 17-20, 2016 | RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL

    2016 OLYMPIC GAMES

    AUGUST 17-20, 2016

    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL


    The 2016 Summer Olympics, officially the Games of the XXXI Olympiad and also known as Rio 2016, were an international multi-sport event held from 5 to 21 August 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with preliminary events in some sports beginning on 3 August. 

    11,238 athletes from 207 nations took part in the 2016 Games, including first-time entrants KosovoSouth Sudan, and the Refugee Olympic Team

    These were the first Olympic Games to be held in South America, as well as the first to be held in a Portuguese-speaking country, the first summer edition to be held entirely in the host country's winter season, the first since 1968 to be held in Latin America, and the first since 2000 to be held in the Southern Hemisphere.



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