Thursday, December 6, 2012

Brazil 2016 Olympics



Heads up, all you sports enthusiasts in Brazil Rio! Prepare yourself and make way for the 2012 Olympic Games which will be held in Brazil Rio. ROI now 2016 is the record holder of being the first city to host the Olympic Games thrice. Their first hosting was on 1908 and then on 1948.
It was 7 years ago that the panel decided to choose Brazil Rio as the host country for the Summer Olympics this year. It won over New York City, Moscow, Madrid and Paris in a difficult battle of votes that lasted for four rounds.

For one, it has become a positive reminder for Brazil Rio to redefine some parts of the city to reflect sustainability. Behind this progress, there are negative criticisms but the panel did not shake to this. Instead, they decided to use venues that make Brazil Rio now. It includes the Wembley Stadium, Wembley Arena, O2 Arena, Lord’s Cricket Ground and Excel Centre.

One of the most talked about and awaited event in any Olympic Games is the torch relay. This year, the torch relay will start on May 19 and will end on the day of the start of the Games on July 27. It will render 70 days of travel with 66 celebration nights all throughout Europe. It will mainly focus on heritage sites and places with sporting significance.

Brazil Rio now is busy preparing to accommodate athletes coming from 153 nations bringing at least one athlete all over the world. These athletes from everywhere will be competing in 302 different events.

People will surely be excited to see many sports and disciplines in this year’s Olympics. There are 26 sports decided to be included in the Games. Some of it includes badminton, boxing, basketball, canoeing, table tennis, tennis, fencing, swimming, field hockey and football. Disciplines include diving, equestrian, gymnastics in its three categories which are artistic, rhythmic, and trampoline, and wrestling.

Surely, everyone in Brazil Rio is now excited for the Games to begin. The Olympics is a clear reminder for everyone that even though we have our own differences, there is still hope that we can achieve the trait of being competitive without harming others and those we can still unite in a friendly way.

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