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For the candidates preparing for the Government sector jobs we are updating the latest current affair questions, important notes on RIO Olympics 2016, As we all know the Important questions from Rio Olympics 2016 will be asked in the major examinations going on in the Government sector. As the RIO Olympics 2016 is the hot topic these days for the General awareness questions in the several Government sector exams like SSC CGL/ IBPS PO/ RRB/ BSNL JE. So candidates preparing for latest Government jobs in SSC/ IBPS/ BSNL JE/ PSTCL/ State government jobs must knowledge themselves with the recent RIO Olympics 2016.

So candidates Let us learn the Important notes on RIO Olympics 2016, these notes are very short and handy and easy to learn, candidates are advised to go through this article once and once before the day of exam and candidates will surely score more in the examinations if any question is being asked in the exams in General awareness section. So here is the important questions being asked from Rio olympics 2016 for SSC/ IBPS/ RRB/ JE etc exams

Important notes on RIO Olympics 2016:

  • Edition– 31st
  • Opened on– 5th- Aug-2016
  • Closed on– 21st-Aug-2016
  • Theme– “World peace & environment”
  • Motto– “A new world”
  • Nations participating– 207
  • Events– 306
  • Sports– 28
  • Nations participated for the first time– Kosova & South Sudan
  • New sports added were- Golf & Rugby
  • No of State athletes participated were- 118
  • India’s flag bearer was– abhinav Bindra
  • First Gold medal at Rion olympics 2016– Virginia, Thrasher (USA) for women 100m shooting Riffle
  • First Indian medalist at rio Olympics 2016– sakshi malik, wrestling Freestyle 58kg
  • Highest Individual Medal– Michel phelps (USA) won 6 medals
  • Youngest athlete of 2016 Rio olympics– Meet gaurika Singh of Nepal Age 13yrs 255 days (swimming)
  • Oldest athlete of 2016 Rio olympics– Gymnastic Oksana chusovitina (41 years)
  • Indian olympics Assoiation
    Headquarters– New Delhi & the President is– Narayana Ramachandaran
  • Rio Olympics Cauldron was lit by– vanderlei de Lima

  • Largest Olympic team of 2016 Rio olympics is– US (554 athletes)
  • Smallest Olympics team 2016 rio olympics is- South pacific nation of Tuvalu ( 1 athlete)
  • Official Mascot of rio olympics 2016– vinicious
  • Who won Gold medal in both men and women team– Germany (Football)
  • Anita Wlodarczyk created a world record of 82.29m in women’s hammer throw to win gold at Rio
  • Andy murray won Gold medal in Men’s single Tennis
  • 124 participants of india (including failing doping test 180 qualified)
  • Mascot name is given in rio olympics was a famous musician
  • Madrid, spain came 2nd in bidding for 31st olympics 2016
  • The International olympic committee (IOC) has added 5 new sports for 2020 olympics included- Baseball/ softball, Karate, Skateboarding, sports climbing & Surfing.
  • Head quarters of IOC– laussane, Switzerland
  • President of IOC– Thomas Bach

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Updated: August 31, 2016 — 9:22 pm

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