The Printable 2016 Summer Olympics schedule is released and available for fans of the Games to download, print, and share. The Olympics are scheduled to kick off with the Opening Ceremonies on August 5th and will run through the Closing Ceremonies scheduled to take place on August 21st with Rio being the main center of attention during the Games. Other host cities during the games will include: Brasília, Manaus, São Paulo, Belo Horizonte, and Salvador. There will be more than 10,000 athletes participating in the 2016 Games, and all eyes will be on US swimmer Michael Phelps to see if he can add to his already record setting Olympic medal tally.
What Sports are being Played during the Rio Games?
There will be a total of 28 sports competed during the Rio Games that consist of 41 total disciplines and 306 total events. Some of the better known events during the 2016 Summer Olympics include: Aquatics: Diving, Swimming, and Synchronized swimming, Water polo, Archery, badminton, Basketball, Boxing, Canoeing Slalom, Cycling BMX, Mountain biking, Equestrian Dressage , Fencing, Field hockey, Football (soccer),Golf, Gymnastics Artistic, Handball, Judo, Modern pentathlon, Rowing, Rugby sevens, Sailing, Shooting, Table tennis, Taekwondo, Tennis, Triathlon, Volleyball (beach and indoor), Weightlifting, Wrestling Freestyle, and Greco-Roman Wrestling.
What is the Local Time for the Rio Games?
Local Brazil time for Rio and the surrounding areas of the Games is three hours behind Greenwich mean time. This puts the games one hour ahead of U.S. Eastern time, and there are a number of events scheduled to take place in the late evening hours in order to minimize the overall impact of the heat on the athletes.
What Day is the 2016 Summer Olympics Closing Ceremony?
The 2016 Summer Olympics closing ceremony will be held on August 21st, 2016. Brazil will be holding the ceremony in Maracanã Stadium.
Printable 2016 Summer Olympics Schedule
In order to help fans better plan out how they want to follow the action this summer, we have published a daily event schedule for you to use in both PDF document and Excel format. You can also check out the various event schedules that we have posted by event to help you enjoy the games.