Friday, October 2, 2009

Rio de Janeiro the 2016 Olympics host

The Old capital of Brazil- Rio de Janeiro has done it to the Olympics 2016
IOC President Jacques Rogge made the announcement that The city of Rio de Janeiro has been elected as the Host City of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad at the 2016the IOC’s 121st Session in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Competitors : Chicago, Madrid, Rio de Janeiro and Tokyo

Europe had the most voting members with 46 (including Rogge), followed by Asia with 23 , Africa with 15, North America with 13, South America with five and Oceania with four.

The competition venues in Rio de Janeiro will be clustered in four zones--Barra, Copacabana, Deodoro and MaracanĂ£.

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