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What to expect at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games

Image of the 5 colorful Olympic rings in the Rio Village  

AP Photo/Leo Correa

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306

Number of events in this year’s Games

37

Number of sporting venues

206

Number of nations participating in the Games

175

Number of nations participating in the Paralympic Games

10,293

Number of participating athletes in Rio 2016

over 700,000

Total capacity of all venues

1

Number of times Rio de Janeiro has hosted an Olympics (2016)

5,130

Number of medals to be awarded in 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games

83

Number of places the torch will pass through on its journey from Greece to Brazil

22,000

Number of miles the torch will travel (12,000 miles by road and 10,000 miles by air) during the 95-day torch relay

12,000

Number of torchbearers

60,000

Capacity of Olympic Stadium

by Katherine Schauer



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