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Olympic Athletes - Rio 2016 Summer Olympics

The 2016 Summer Olympics will be staged in the Brazilian capital of Rio de Janeiro from August 5 to 21, 2016. It is expected that around 10,500 athletes would compete in 28 sports. The 2016 Summer Olympics will witness the addition of two new games - rugby sevens and golf.

The games will also witness the first-time entry of athletes from two new countries Kosovo and South Sudan. This will be for the first time in the history of the Olympic Games that the IOC will allow athletes to compete as Independent Olympians under the Olympic Flag.

The table below displays the names of the countries that are participating in the 2016 Summer Olympics. Click on any country to see the detailed list of the athletes and the sports in which they will be competing.

Rio 2016 Olympic Athletes
Algeria Olympic AthletesGreat Britain Olympic AthletesNorway Olympic Athletes
Argentina Olympic AthletesHungry Olympic AthletesPoland Olympic Athletes
Australia Olympic AthletesIndia Olympic AthletesRomania Olympic Athletes
Azerbaijan Olympic AthletesIran Olympic AthletesRussia Olympic Athletes
Belarus Olympic AthletesIreland Olympic AthletesSerbia Olympic Athletes
Belgium Olympic AthletesItaly Olympic AthletesSlovenia Olympic Athletes
Brazil Olympic AthletesJamaica Olympic AthletesSouth Africa Olympic Athletes
Canada Olympic AthletesJapan Olympic AthletesSouth Korea Olympic Athletes
China Olympic AthletesKanya Olympic AthletesSpain Olympic Athletes
Croatia Olympic AthletesKazakhstan Olympic AthletesSweden Olympic Athletes
Cuba Olympic AthletesLatvia Olympic AthletesSwitzerland Olympic Athletes
Czech Republic Olympic AthletesLithuania Olympic AthletesThailand Olympic Athletes
Denmark Olympic AthletesMexico Olympic AthletesTurkey Olympic Athletes
Ethiopia Olympic AthletesNetherlands Olympic AthletesUkraine Olympic Athletes
France Olympic AthletesNew Zealand Olympic AthletesUSA Olympic Athletes
Germany Olympic AthletesNorth Korea Olympic Athletes

Last Updated on: June 07, 2016