Rio de Jeniero is all set to host the Olympics 2016. This year, there will be 306 sets of medals to be won from 28 different sports genres. The events which hold maximum number of medals are athletics (47), swimming (34), cycling (18) and gymnastics (18). The participants need to take part in qualifiers and then the final to win the medals, mostly categorised as gold for the first place holder, silver for the second and bronze for the third place holder.
This year’s Olympic has a lot of new additions. The most talked about of them being the participation of the refugee team, who were not allowed so far and will be seen playing under the Olympics flag. Rio 2016 will also see two new games- Rugby sevens and golf being included. The tournament will have 306 different events with more than 11,000 participants coming from 28 different nations.