2016 Summer Olympics (Games of the XXXI Olympiad)


The host city of the Games will be Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as announced at the 121st IOC Session (13th Olympic Congress) held in Copenhagen, Denmark, on October 2, 2009.


They are scheduled to be held from August 5 to 21, 2016.

The 2016 Summer Paralympics are scheduled to be held from September 7 to 18.

The Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games will be the first edition held in South America, the second in Latin America (after Mexico City), the third edition held in the southern hemisphere (the first of which outside of Australia), and the first Games in a lusophone (Portuguese-speaking) country.

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