The 2016 🏋Olympics have officially begun🎉 in 🇧🇷Rio on Friday with the opening ceremony🏆 held at the Maracana Stadium. 10,500 athletes or 206 nations will participate in 28 sports🏐 along with 1⃣ refugee team between 5 & 21 August, however, many of the sports have already begun.
The Zika👾 virus, 🇷🇺Russia’s doping💊 scandal, 🇧🇷Brazils security💂🏼 & infrastructure issues have surrounded the event & will likely be mentioned several more times in the days to come. This is the first time that the games will be held in South America🌎. This will be the 31st Olympiad but the 28th to be held as the games in 1916, 1940 & 1944 did not take place due to the 🌐world wars💥. It is estimated that 3⃣ billion 👥people will be watching👀 the ceremony globally where 300 dancers💃, 5,000 volunteers👥 & 12,000 costumes👙 will be seen. It will be the first time for 🇽🇰Kosovo & South 🇸🇩Sudan in the Games.
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