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Rio olympic winners 2016 List For Banking Exams

List of Rio Olympics games 2016 winners details for bank exams.Olympics is one of the most popular and prestigious sports which is played in the country. This year it was held in Rio De Jenerio and so it was called Rio Olympics. As many as 207 nations participated in the sports and there were 11303 athletes from 207 nations participating in the sports. Currently the game has come to an end with India securing 67 position in the Rio Olympics. From India, two sports persons, Sakshi Malik (wresting) and PV Sindhu (Badminton) have managed to win two medals for the country ands thus saved the prestige of the country. The USA was at number 1 position followed by the Great Britain in medal tally. Candidates who are going to appear in the bank exam must know some important facts and details about the Rio Olympics 2016 which has been given below.

Details of Rio Olympics 2016

  • Edition: 31st
  • Opening Ceremony: 5th August, 2016
  • Closing Ceremony: 22nd August, 2016
  • Theme: World Peace and Environment
  • Motto: A New World
  • Mascot: Vinicius
  • Total Participating Nations: 207
  • Total Events: 306
  • Total Sports Category: 28
  • 1st Time Participating Country: Kosovo, South Sudan
  • New Sports Event: Golf, Rugby
  • Headquarter of International Olympic Committee (IOC): Lausanne, Switzerland
  • President of International Olympic Committee (IOC): Thomas Bach
  • 1st Indian Women Member: Nita Ambani
  • India’s Flag-bearer at Opening Ceremony: AbhinavBindra
  • India’s Flag-bearer at Closing Ceremony: Sakshi Malik
  • Number of Indian Athletes: 117
  • Largest Olympic Team of 2016 Rio Olympics: USA (554 athletes)
  • Smallest Olympic Team of 2016 Rio Olympics: South Pacific Nation of Tuvalu (1 athletes)
  • 1st Gold Medal at Rio Olympic: Virginia Thrasher (Women’s 10 meter air rifle, USA)
  • 1st Indian Medalist at Rio: Sakshi Malik (Bronze, 58 Kg Freestyle Wrestling)
  • 2nd Indian Medalist at Rio: P. V. Sindhu (Silver, Women’s Single Badminton)
  • Highest Individual Medal: Michael Phelps (6 Medals: Gold- 5, Silver-1, USA)
  • Youngest Gold Medal: RenQian (15-Year Old, Women’s 10m Platform Diving Event)
  • Youngest athlete of 2016 Rio Olympics: Meet Gaurika Singh (13-Year Old, Swimmer, Nepal)
  • Next Olympic Venue: Tokyo, 2020
  • Headquarter of Indian Olympic Association (IOA): New Delhi
  • President of Indian Olympic Association (IOA): Narayana Ramachandran
  • General Secretary of Indian Olympic Association (IOA): Rajeev Mehta
  • Opening & Closing Ceremony: Maracana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Good luck to candidates!

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  1. very useful to students

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