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

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

Jul 27, 2016, 14:44 PM IST

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

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Total events in Rio Olympics

306 events will take place at 37 venues.

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Golf back at Olympics

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

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Opening ceremony, closing ceremony of Rio Olympics

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

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Total countries in Rio 2016

206 countries are participating in the coveted event.

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Tourism at Rio Olympics 2016

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

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17,000 athletes at Rio 2016

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

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