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Rio Olympics 2016 Schedule: Venues For All 36 Sports

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Rio Olympics 2016 Schedule: Venues For All 36 Sports: The one of the most anticipated and much awaited worldwide sports tournament is all set to return. Summer Olympics in Brazil starts from August 5. So, the time table and fixtures have been released already. Check it out below.

Olympics has been the most watched sporting tournament in the world. Only two days are left for it to begin. Thus, the anticipation has reached up to its brim. Organized once every four years, it will start and end of 21st of this month only. Brazil will become the first ever South American country to host the Olympics.

Rio Olympics 2016 Schedule

This time, more than 11,000 athletes are taking part in all the 39 differenct sports genre. So, it is very clear that the competition will be nail biting for sure and thus, it will become very interesting to watch. All the big names are participating to enhance their reputation across the world.

Some of the big names include Usain Bolt (Athletics – Jamaica), Michael Phelps (Swimming – the US), Rafael Nadal (Tennis – Spain). All of them have already arrived to the venue, i.e., the Games Village and have taken part in some rigorous training sessions. Now, the time has arrived for them to show their skills to the world.

Rio Olympics 2016 Schedule

There have been bad news regarding the event even before its commencement. Some negative stories have been buildup. It includes Russia doping scandal, situation in the Games Village, then the Zika virus problem due to which some of the athelets have withdrawn their names.

Such news reports and updates have created a negative environment. However, the high quality tournament to be held is able to erase all such memories. Just like previous Olympics where Olympic and world records have been created and destoryed and heroes born, this will be no different.

Rio Olympics 2016 Schedule

According to the previous records, the USA and China have proved themselves to be the dominant nations according to the gold medals tally. Thus, they will be once agains the favorites to lead the points table.

Apart from those two teams, national teams of Great Britain, Australia, and others are also improving day by day. Let’s see how much the competition will increase this time and how they will give competition to the previous table toppers. In London Olympics 2012, US and China gained 46 and 38 golds respectively.

Rio Olympics 2016 Schedule, Time Table, Venue, Fixtures

Opening ceremony: Aug.5 at Rio’s Maracana Stadium

Archery: August 5 – 12 (Medal days – Aug 6, 7, 11, 12)
Venue: Sambódromo

Artistic Gymnastics: August 6 – 16 (Medal days – Aug 8-16)
Venue: Rio Olympic Arena

Athletics: Aug. 12 – 21 (Medal days – All)
Venue: Olympic Stadium, Pontal and Sambódromo

Badminton: August 11 – 20 (Medal days – Aug 16-20)
Venue: Riocentro – Pavilion 4

Basketball: Aug.6 – 21 (Medal days – Aug. 20, 21)
Venue: Carioca Arena, Youth Arena

Beach Volleyball: August 6 – 19 (Medal days – Aug. 17- 19)
Venue: Beach Volleyball Arena

Boxing: Aug.6 – 21 (Medal days – Aug. 12- 21)
Venue: Riocentro – Pavilion 6

Canoe Slalom: August 7 – 11 (Medal days – Aug.9-11)
Venue: Whitewater Stadium

Canoe Sprint: Aug.15 – 20 (Medal days – Aug. 16, 18, 20)
Venue: Lagoa Stadium

Cycling BMX: August 17 – 19 (Medal day – Aug. 19)
Venue: Olympic BMX Centre

Cycling Mountain Bike: Aug. 20-21 (Medal days– both)
Venue: Mountain Bike Centre

Cycling Road: August 6,7 and 10 (Medal days – all)
Venue: Pontal

Cycling Track: Aug.11 – 16 (Medal days – all)
Venue: Rio Olympic Velordrome

Rio Olympics 2016 Schedule

Diving: August 7 – 20(Medal days – Aug.7-10, 14, 16, 18, 20)
Venue: Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre

Equestrian: Aug.6 – 20 (Medal days – Aug. 9, 12, 15, 17, 19)
Venue: Olympic Equestrian Centre

Fencing: August 6 – 14 (Medal days – all)
Venue: Carioca Arena 3

Football: Aug 3 – 20 (Medal days – Aug. 19, 20)
Venue: Marcana Stadium, Olympic Stadium, Amazonia Arena, Fonte Nova Arena

Golf: August 11 – 20 (Medal days – Aug. 14, 20)
Venue: Olympic Golf Course

Handball: Aug 6– 21(Medal days – Aug. 20, 21)
Venue: Future Arena

Hockey: August 6 – 19 (Medal days – Aug. 18, 19)
Venue: Olympic Hockey Centre

Judo: Aug 6 – 12 (Medal days – all)
Venue: Carioca Arena 2

Rio Olympics 2016 Schedule

Marathon Swimming: August 15, 16 (Medal days – both)
Venue: Fort Copacabana

Modern Pentathlon: August 18 – 20 (Medal days – Aug. 19, 20)
Venue: Deodoro Aquatics Centre, Youth Arena

Rhythmic Gymnastics: Aug.19 – 21 (Medal days – Aug. 20, 21)
Venue: Rio Olympic Arena

Rowing: August 6 – 13 (Medal days – Aug. 10 – 13)
Venue: Lagoa Stadium

Rugby Sevens: Aug.6 – 11 (Medal days – Aug. 8, 11)
Venue: Deodoro Stadium

Sailing: August 8 – 18 (Medal days – Aug. 14 – 18)
Venue: Merina de Gloria

Shooting: Aug. 6 – 14 (Medal days – all)
Venue: Olympic Shooting Centre

Swimming: August 6 – 13 (Medal days – all)
Venue: Olympic Aquatic Stadium

Synchronised Swimming: August 14- 19 (Medal days – 16, 19)
Venue: Maria Lank Aquatics Centre

Rio Olympics 2016 Schedule

Table Tennis: August 6 – 17 (Medal days – Aug. 10, 11, 16, 17)
Venue: Riocentro – Pavilion 3

Taekwondo: Aug. 17– 20 (Medal days – all)
Venue: Carioca Arena 3

Tennis: August 6 – 14 (Medal days – Aug. 12-14)
Venue: Olympic Tennis Centre

Trampoline Gymnastics: Aug. 12 – 13 (Medal days – both)
Venue: Rio Olympic Arena

Triathlon: August. 18, 20 (Medal days – both)
Venue: Fort Copacabana

Volleyball: Aug. 6 – 21 (Medal days – Aug. 20, 21)
Venue: Maracanazinho

Water Polo: August 6 – 20 (Medal days – 19, 20)
Venue: Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre

Weightlifting: Aug. 6 – 16 (Medal days – all)
Venue: Riocentro – Pavilion 2

Wrestling: August 14 – 21 (Medal days – all)
Venue: Carioca Arena 2

This was the complete list of Rio Olympics 2016 Schedule. Stay tuned.

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