Olympics is an international multi sport event held in every four years. Rio de Janerio will host the next olympiad, the 2016 summer olympics games. It is scheduled to be held from 5th August to 21st August , 2016. This is the first olympics to be held in South America. It is a big opportunity as well as challenge for Brazil to prove its excellence in organising world class events. The paralympics will also be held in Rio de Janerio from 7th September to 18th September.
There will be 28 sports and 38 disciplines in the upcoming olympic games. More than 10,500 athletes from 205 participating nations are expected to take part in this game.
Rio Summer Olympics Games Logo :
The 2016 summer olympics symbol showcases the olympic spirit , the harmonious diversity, the natural beauty and contagious energy. The olympics logo resembles three figures in yellow, blue and green in a triple hug joined at the arms as representing Suarloaf Mountain. The main theme of the games will be "Live your passion."
The 2016 Summer Olympic programme features 28 sports and a total of 42 disciplines.
2016 Brazil Summer Olympics Games Venues :
The Olympic Venues truly display the Brazilian spirit , art and culture in its unique essence display the Olympic spirit. The Venues are artistically and asthetically impressive. The infrastructural development for the Olympic games is really impressive .
There are 34 competition venues where olympics events are going to be held out of these there are 18 venues that are currently operating. 7 venues will be temporary while 9 venues will be built.
The games will be held in four zones :
Barra Zone : It is the heart of the games hosting most of the olympics venues including the Olympic village and the media center.
Copacabana Zone : It is World famous beach and is a major tourist place.
Maracana Zone : It contains the Maracana stadium . It will host the opening and closing ceremonies of the games.
Deodoro Zone : It contains some of the main venues in which some of the events are going
2016 Summer Olympic Games Mascot : The mascots are important message transmission vehicles for the world's largest sports event, especially for children and young people. It is essential to the spectator experience, the mascot reflects the host country identity and culture.