2016 Summer Games

In 2016, the Summer Games will be hoasted by Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Although the Games have a lot of participants from the Americas area, this will be the first time in history, when this famous Event will be celebrated in a South American country. The Games will start on August 5th, and will last until August 21st. During this time will be 10.500 athletes from 2015 countries, 306 sport events, 161 for men, 136 for women, and 9 mixed. A new addition to this year's Summer Games is the introduction of 2 new sports: Golf and Rugby. The 34 locations are spread over 4 areas in Rio de Janeiro. Most of them are in Barra, Deodoro, Copacabana and Maracana.