Full List of Rio Olympic 2016 Sports: The most awaited and gleaming RIO OLYMPICS 2016, the XXXI Olympiad announces itself open on 5th August 2016 in Maracana Stadium, Brazil where you could witness a large number of sports being inculpated. The multi-sporting event includes 28 Olympic Games with 42 disciplines showcasing 10500 athletes, with 306 sets of medals in 33 venues of the host city is applauding in itself. ‘
The sports addition and subtraction every year is acceptable as every sporting event should be played at this level. According to the International Olympic Committee decided to add two new sports on the year 2016 Rio Olympics. The selected two new sports comprise of Golf and Rugby out of the list of seven other sports counting roller sports, karate, softball, baseball and squash as others. Olympics in 2020 event is expected to have new and more sports in accordance to the list of voting Committee.
South America would be showcasing the first Olympic Games. In a period of 17 days, 306 Medal Events will be apprehended in which 161 would be men’s events, 136 will be women’s and 9 mix events.
The newfangled major sports with their venues and dates are Archery at Sambadrome Marquês de Sapucaí on Aug. 6 from Aug.12) , Badminton: Riocentro – Pavillion 4 on Aug. 11 – 20, Basketball: Olympic Training Center – Hall 1 on Aug. 6 – 21, Boxing: Riocentro – Pavilion 2 on Aug. 6 – 21, Cycling (Road): Flamengo Park on Aug. 6 – 10, Field Hockey: Olympic Hockey Center on Aug. 7 – 20, Golf: Reserva de Marapendi (Men play Aug. 11 – 14; Women play Aug. 17 – 20) and many others loke Rugby, Volley ball, swimming, tennis, curling, shooting, boxing, diving, water polo, football, Gymnastics and more can be viewed on the website of RIO OLYMPICS.
RIO OLYMPICS 2016 SPORTS LIST
The 42 sporting events that will be featured in Rio Olympics are as follows:
Cycling Mountain Bike,
Fencing, Field Hockey,
Track And Field,
Triathlon (Swimming, Biking, Running),
Short Track Speed Skating, Skeleton,
The major events Golf and Rugby have had a comeback after 112 and 92 years respectively. The 32 antagonism venues will broaden across four main regions of the country namely BASARA, COPACABANA, DEODORO and, MARACANA. The large diversity of the sporting events on the common platform brings the people from different nations together. Get ready for the jumbo ceremony just a few days ahead.