How many Olympians were there in 2016?

Emblem of the 2016 Summer Olympics
Host city Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Nations 207
Athletes 11,238
Events 306 in 28 sports (41 disciplines)

How long did 2016 Olympics last?

The Rio Olympics 2016 are in full swing and Britain is doing pretty well in the medal stakes with Adam Peaty and Joseph Clarke already winning golds. The Olympics will last 16 days in total, featuring 28 sports and 306 events.

How many Olympic athletes have there been?

So far, there have been 172 athletes who have appeared at Olympic Games at least six times. 46 of them have never won an Olympic medal.

Who is the fastest swimmer in the world?

Meet Caeleb Dressel, the Fastest Swimmer in the World.

How much money did Brazil lose on the Olympics?

The 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Games experienced the biggest net loss recorded at approximately US$2 billion.

What do the Olympic rings stand for?

The Olympic symbol (the Olympic rings) expresses the activity of the Olympic Movement and represents the union of the five continents and the meeting of athletes from throughout the world at the Olympic Games.

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