RIO OLYMPICS 2016

Olympics games are back. The first ever Summer Olympics 2016 is the hot news in the sports world.  Athletes have tied their seat belts to perform in Olympics for getting medals for their countries. The main attraction is that the event is First time hosted by Southern American City, a Portuguese speaking country. The famous 2016 Summer Olympics, a multi-sports event officially known as the Games of the XXXI Olympiad is hosting by Rio De Janerio, Brazil from 5th to 21st August 2016.  More than 10,500 athletes from 206 National Olympic Committees (NOC) are taking part in this huge event.  Around 306 sets of medals will be given in 28 Olympic sports.

-Olympic-torch-

The Olympic flame for the Olympic Games Rio 2016 was lit in Ancient Olympia, Greece on 21, Apr 2016. Olympic flame symbolize the peace and spread the Olympic values. Olympic Torch Relay start with the lighting Olympic flame. Olympic torch will visited Greece, Switzerland, and will finally reach Rio de Janero, Brazil.

Gold winner

From India, Ace shooter Abhinav Bindra will be the Flag Bearer at the opening ceremony in Brazil. India will send more than 100 participants to this gigantic event.  According to the IOA (Indian Olympic Association) around 120 athletes have been qualified for Rio Olympics 2016.

Olympic Indian ambassador

Oscar winning composer A.R Rahman, legendary Indian Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, Bollywood Actor Salman Khan and ace Indian shooter Abhinav Bhindra will be the goodwill brand ambassador of the Rio Games.

 

 

 


4 Comments

  • chhavi says:

    Much awaiting for this event..the thrill is always there to watch these games..nice ones..thanku yet again pooja for this article..simply loved this and its always nice to read your articles..JUST ROCKING.. 😛

    Reply

    • Pooja Sharma says:

      Hi Chhavi,
      Thanks for becoming a persistent reader of allperfectstories’s articles.
      Your comments are extremely valuable for me. Your interest in Olympic reflects, you are a big sports fan. Hope Indian Participants grab some medals for our country.

      Reply

  • Rio olympics is being started on 5th August and no motivational campaigning started by government yet.
    Yet have to prove all olympic players that they are also a sportsperson and playing for india only while Vijender Singh who is playing professional boxing all media,political,bollywood and industrialists are showing interst in sport where money can be made..What a shame for India..Spirti for country is lost somewhere…

    Anyway We all should make the olympic players feel special by supporting them…..

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    • Pooja Sharma says:

      Hi Gurdeep,
      Good Thoughts on very important topic.Yes, we all can made our contribution in cheering up our sports heroes participating in RIO 2016.

      Reply


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Pooja is a creative, passionate writer who loves to write about Sports, Fashion, Lifestyle, Politics and much more.