2016 Olympic Venues
Rio De Janeiro won the bid to host the 2016 Olympics and there are to be eighteen existing venues used, with eight of those undergoing significant redevelopment in time for the games. There were also nine new venues constructed and seven temporary venues used for the games.
The introduction of golf to the games for 2016 ensures that the tournament will be held at the Reserva de Marapendi golf course in Barra de Tijuca.
The Olympic Park
The famous Maracana stadium will serve as the official Olympic Stadium, including an Olympic Village, and it's capacity of 74,738 ensures that it will be a special occasion whenever there is action at the Maracana.
Find out more about some of the features of the 2016 Olympics: