Rio 2016 – The Schedule

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In this year’s Olympic event in Rio de Janeiro over 10500 athletes are expected to participate from 206 National Olympic Committees (NOCs). Rio 2016 marks Kosovo South Sudan for the first time to take part in any Olympics as well. The Games will feature 32 Olympic sports which also includes rugby and golf for the first time. These two sports were added by the International Olympic Committee in 2009. 33 venues will be available across Rio while 5 additional venues will be used for the sporting events which are located in Brasilia, Salvador, Sao Paulo, Manaus and Belo Horizonte totaling the telly to 38 venues. The sports categories, venues and their starting-ending dates are as follows,

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Archery:

Venue: Sambadrome Marques de Sapucai

Dates: From 6th August to 12th August

 Badminton:

Venue: Riocentro – Pavillion 4

Dates: From 11th August to 20th August

Basketball:

Venue: Olympic Training Center – Hall 1

Dates: From 6th August to 21st August

Boxing:

Venue: Riocentro – Pavilion 2

Dates: From 6th August to 21st August

Canoeing (slalom competition):

Venue: Olympic Whitewater Stadium

Dates: From 7th August to 11th August

Canoeing (sprints competition):

Venue: Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas

Dates: From 15th August to 20th August

Cycling (BMX):

Venue: Olympic BMX Center

Dates: From 17th August to 19th August

Cycling (Mountain Biking):

Venue: Olympic Mountain Bike Park

Dates: From 20th August to 21st August

Cycling (Track):

Venue: Rio Olympic Velodrome

Dates: From 11th August to 16th August

Cycling (Road):

Venue: Flamengo Park

Dates: From 6th August to 10th August

Diving:

Venue: Maria Lenk Aquatic Center

Dates: From 7th August to 9th August

Equestrian:

Venue: National Equestrian Center



Dates: From 7th August to 19th August

Fencing:

Venue: Olympic Training Center – Hall 3

Dates: From 6th August to 14th August

Field Hockey:

Venue: Olympic Hockey Center

Dates: From 7th August to 20th August

Golf:

Venue: Reserva de Marapendi

Men’s event is dated from 11th August to 14th August

Women’s event is dated from 17th August to 20th August

Gymnastics:

Venue: Arena Olimpica do Rio

Dates: From 6th August to 21st August

Handball:

Venue: Olympic Training Center

Dates: From 6th August to 21st August

Judo:

Venue: Olympic Training Center – Hall 2

Dates: From 6th August to 12th August

Marathon:

Venue: Sambodromo

Women’s marathon will take place on Aug. 14

Men’s marathon will take place on Aug. 21

Modern pentathlon:

Venue: Deodoro Modern Pentathlon Park

Dates: From 18th August to 21st August

Race Walking:

Venue: Flamengo Park

Men’s 20-kilometer will take place on Aug. 12

Men’s 50-kilometer will take place on Aug. 19

Women’s 20-kilometer will take place on Aug. 19

Rowing:

Venue: Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas

Dates: From 6th August to 13th August

Rugby Sevens:

Venue: Deodoro

Dates: From 6th August to 11th August

Sailing:

Venue: Marina da Gloria

Dates: From 5th August to 21st August

Shooting:

Venue: National Shooting Center

Dates: From 6th August to 21st August

Soccer:

Dates: From 3rd August to 20th August

The venues are listed below,

 

Brasilia Estadio Nacional Mane Garrincha

Sao Paulo – Arena Corinthians

Belo Horizonte – Estadio Governador Magalhaes Pinto

Salvador – Itaipava Arena Fonte Nova

Manaus – Arena da Amazonia

Rio de Janeiro – Estadio Olimpico Joao Havelange and Estadio do Maracana

Swimming (pool events):

Venue: Olympic Aquatics Stadium

Dates: From 6th August to 13th August

Swimming (open water events):

Venue: Fort Copacabana

Dates: From 15th August to 16th August

Synchronized Swimming:

Venue: Maria Lenk Aquatic Center

Dates: From 15th August to 20th August

Table Tennis:

Venue: Riocentro – Pavilion 3

Dates: From 6th August to 17th August

Taekwondo:

Venue: Olympic Training Center – Hall 2

Dates: From 17th August to 20th August

Tennis:

Venue: Olympic Tennis Center

Dates: From 6th August to 14th August

Track and Field:

Venue: Joao Havelange Stadium

Dates: From 12th August to 21st August

Triathlon:

Venue: Fort Copacabana

Dates: From 18th August to 20th August

Volleyball (beach):

Venue: Copacabana Beach

Dates: From 6th August to 21st August

Volleyball (indoor):

Venue: Ginasio do Maracanazinho

Dates: From 7th August to 21st August

Water Polo:

Venue: Maria Lenk Aquatic Center

Dates: From 6th August to 20th August

Weight lifting:

Venue: Riocentro – Pavilion 6

Dates: From 6th August to 16th August

Wrestling:

Venue: Olympic Training Center – Hall 3

Dates: From 14th August to 21st August


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