RIO 2016 OLYMPIC GAMES STARTS IN AUGUST

2016 Summer Olympic games are going to be started in August 5th 2016 at the venue Brazil at Rio de Janeiro city up to august 21st.

RIO 2016 Olympic games:

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Games Intro:

The international multi-sport event RIO 2016 is officially called as Games of the XXXI Olympiad is going to be held in Rio-de-Janeiro, Brazil, from 5 to 21 August 2016. The logo for the 2016 Summer Olympics was designed by the Brazilian agency Tatil Design,logo colors are from the Brazil flag joining are of the three figures.

10,500 athletes from 206 National Olympic Committees are going to participate in this event. Here first time Kosovo and South Sudan are going to participate and here with the 306 medals with 28 sports and rugby sevens and Golf were added.

Opening Ceremony:

The opening ceremony of the event will start on August 5 2016 at  Maracana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro starting at 20:00 BRT. The ticket price of opening ceremony is from R$200 (US$85) for category E tickets to R$4600 (US$1949) for category A tickets.

RIO Mascot:

The mascot of the event are VINICIUS and TOM. Vinicius Olympic mascot is the mixture of all the Brazilian animals and the second TOM is the Paralympic mascot is a magical creature, a fusion of all plants in the Brazil forests.

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The Olympic event are of 28 sports,306 events and 41 disciplines and 186 NOC are qualified for the event.

The closing ceremony is on 21 August 2016 at the Maracana Stadium.

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