Rio olympics 2016: important Point at a glance

Rio olympics: important details of olympic 2016

2016 Summer Rio Olympics (5 to 21 aug)

-IOC president Thomas Bach declares Rio 2016 Olympics closed

-it is 31 olympics

-2016 Rio Olympic cauldron was lit by - Vanderlei de Lima

Facts about Brazil

-venue---Rio de Janerio(Brazil)
Brazil capital----Brasília
Brazil currency-----Brazilian real
Opening cermony Stadium- Maracanã Stadium
Closing cermony Stadium- Maracanã Stadium
Official Song -----Life of a Traveller

Olympic 2016 #Must Know Facts

-Motto---A new world---rio 2016
Inspire a Generation----London 2012
One world,One drean------Beijing,2008

-Theme---World Peace and Environment
-Mascot- Vinicius (named after musician 'Vinicius de Moraes')
-Logo- Henri Matisse's painting Dance
-How many nations participating----206
-Sports diciplines---41(total sports---28)
-The two new sports - Golf and Rugby sevens
-Total medas-----2102
-Total athletes---11544

Olympic 2016: india's Overview
INDIA AT OLYMPICS( 1 Silver,1 Bronze)

-India’s flag bearer opening ceremony was - Abhinav Bindra

-India’s flag bearer closing ceremony was - Sakshi Malik

-The official sponsor of Indian contingent to the 2016 Rio Olympics-----Amul

-goodwill ambassador of the Indian contingent -----Salman Khan, A R Rahman, Sachin Tendulkar and Abhinav Bindra

-which indian won historic silver medal in women’s singles badminton----Pusarla Venkata Sindhu(gold---carolin marin)

-The Indian female wrestler who won the bronze medal in the 58 kg category at the Olympic Games in Rio-----Sakshi Malik

-Which state government will confer Indian wrestler Sakshi Malik with Rani Laxmi Bai Award for winning a medal in Rio Olympics----Utter pradesh

-Name the Indian athlete who has qualified for the women's 3000m steeplechase final at Rio.----LlitaBbar

-The following created history by becoming the first Indian gymnast to enter the Olympic final at the Rio Olympic Centre----Deepa karkakar

-What is the total number of participants in Rio Olympics 2016 from India(including those who failed in doping test)-----124

-Which Indian wrestler was ousted from the Olympics and slapped with a four-year ban for flunking a dope test after Court of Arbitration ----Narsingh Yadav

Rio Olympic 2016: Missaloneous Facts

-First gold medal was won by - Ginny Thrasher of USA - 10-meter air rifle event.

-Majlinda Kelmendi wins Kosovo's first Olympic gold medal

-Highest Medal----US(121 Medals),Britain 2 nd,China 3rd

-Highest individual medal in mens ------Phelps(swimming) ----6(5 gold and 1 silver)

-Highest individual medal in womens----Ledecky katie(swimming) ----5(4 g, 1 s)

-first time as part in the Olympics Games----Kosovo and South Sudan

-Largest Olympic team of 2016 Rio Olympics is - The United States (554 athletes)

-Smallest Olympic team of 2016 Rio Olympics is - Tuvalu (1 athletes)

-Youngest athlete of 2016 Rio Olympics -Meet Gaurika Singh of Nepal age 13 years 255 days 

-The first Iranian woman to win an Olympic medal ---Kimia Alizadeh Zenoorin(Taekwondo---women's 57 kg)

-Country team won Mens hockey gold medal -----Argentina

-Country team won Mens Foot ball gold medal ----Brazil

-Who created a world record of 82.29m in women’s hammer throw to win gold at Rio Olympics----Anita Wlodarczyk

-Who won the gold medal in men’s singles tennis category in Rio 2016 Olympic Games----AndyMurray

-The Chinese table tennis champion who became the fifth male player to complete the Grand Slam by winning gold medal in Rio Olympics 2016----Ma Long

-The following became the first Brazilian to win a Gold medal at 2016 Rio Olympics----Judoka Silva

-The country won the gold in first-ever Olympic Women's Rugby Sevens Championship in Rio de Janeiro----Australia

-the American swimmer who set a new world record to win gold in the women's 400 metres freestyle at the Rio Olympics-----Katie Ledecky

-The swimmer who became the first swimmer to win four consecutive gold medals in same event----Michael Phelps

-The person, after whom the mascot name is given in Rio Olympics was famous as----Musician

-Indian shooter Abhinav Bindra missed a medal in the final of the men's ___m Air Rifle event at Rio Olympics----10 m

-Michel Temer is the Acting President of which country-----Brazil

-First transgender model to participates in opening ceremony ---Lea T(Brazil)

-The International Olympic Committee(IOC) has added how many new sports for the 2020 Olympics---

-5(baseball/softball, karate, skateboarding, sports climbing and surfing. )

-The following country has been banned from taking part in Rio Olympics---Russia

-Which sport will mark its comeback at Rio Olympics after being dropped from the list post 1904 Summer Olympics----Golf

-The first ever refugee Olympic team will participate in Rio Olympics 2016 under which flag-----Olympics Flag

-IOC President --Thomas Bach

-IOC Headquarters ---Lausanne, Switzerland

-Court of Arbitration for Sport Headquarters ----Lausanne, Switzerland

-First Indian woman member of IOC--Nita Ambani

-Indin Olympic Association Headquarters ---New Delhi

-Indian Olympic association president ---Narayana Ramachandran

-Who got The Olympic Order is the highest award of the Olympic Movement and is awarded for particularly distinguished contributions to the Olympic Movement---Narayana Ramachandran (IOC President)

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