Who opened the 2016 Olympics?

Emblem of the 2016 Summer Olympics
Host city Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Opening 5 August
Closing 21 August
Opened by Vice President Michel Temer

Where was the opening ceremony of the Rio Olympics 2016 held?

When was the opening ceremony of Rio Olympic 2016?

India’s contingent was led by Abhinav Bindra while the rest of the 206 nations displayed their strength. The Olympics will continue till August 21. Relive all the highlights here. Vanderlei Cordeiro de Lima lit the Olympic flame in the opening ceremony.

How much did the opening ceremony cost?

The Opening Ceremony for the Tokyo Olympics, a year delayed, publicly opposed in a host country that has spent north of $20 billion on them—nearly triple the original budget—went off Friday night on a humid 82-degree evening Tokyo, in an Olympic Stadium eerily quiet since it was devoid of its traditional horde of …

Which country won the 2016 Olympics?

The U.S. edges China for the most gold medals.

That race is particularly important to China, which has tried to harness its youth for Olympic glory ever since rejoining the summer Olympic movement in 1984. With only a few events left, the United States clinched the race on Sunday afternoon by reaching 39 golds.

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