Rio 2016: Interesting facts you must know ahead of mega event

Rio Olympics 2016 will be held from Aug 5-21.

Jul 12, 2016, 16:05 PM IST
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306 events will take place at 37 venues.

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Golf will return to Olympics in Rio 2016 after a gap of 112 years.

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The opening and closing ceremonies will be held at iconic Maracana Stadium which can accomodate 78, 000 people.

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206 countries are participating in the coveted event.

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Around 5, 00, 000 tourists are expected to attend the event.

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A total of 17, 000 athletes and officials will be a part of the prestigious Games.