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Where are the Olympic Games being held in 2016?

Where are the Olympic Games being held in 2016?

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is the host city for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games, also known as Rio 2016. Even though the host country changes for every edition, the Games have primarily been hosted in Europe, while the U.S. hosted the Summer Games more than any other country – four times.

Who are the Team GB athletes for the 2016 Olympics?

On 24 April 2016, the top two finishers in both the men’s and women’s 2016 London Marathon won automatic places for Team GB at the Olympics. Two days later, British Athletics confirmed four athletes, and added Derek Hawkins, brother of Callum to the men’s marathon, and race walker Dominic King to the 50 km walk.

When is the opening ceremony for the Rio Olympics?

The logo of the 2016 Rio Olympics which officially open on August 5, 2016. (Credit: Rio 2016) The 2016 Rio Olympics officially kick off on Friday evening with the opening ceremony in Maracana Stadium in the seaside city in Brazil.

Who are the hosts of the 2016 Summer Olympics?

Host city Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Motto A new world ( Portuguese: Um mundo novo) Nations 207 Athletes 11,238 Events 306 in 28 sports (41 disciplines)

What was the world record at the 2016 Olympics?

(August 2016) ^ “Rio 2016 Olympics: South Korea’s Kim Woo-jin sets archery world record”. BBC. 5 August 2016. Retrieved 5 August 2016. ^ “Adam Peaty sets world record in 100m breaststroke heat at Rio 2016”. The Guardian. 6 August 2016. Retrieved 6 August 2016. ^ “Rio 2016 round-up: China’s Long Qingquan smashes weightlifting record to take gold”.

Where was the 2016 Olympic torch relay held?

The torch relay visited more than 300 Brazilian cities (including all the 26 states capitals and the Brazilian Federal District), with the last part held in the city of Rio de Janeiro, lighting the cauldron during the 2016 Summer Olympics opening ceremony on 5 August.

Where did the United States qualify for the 2016 Olympics?

United States have qualified a single boat in the women’s K-1 500 m for the Games at the 2016 Pan American Sprint Qualifier in Gainesville, Georgia, as the quota spot had been passed to the highest finisher not yet qualified.