The complete route of the Olympic Torch Relay has been introduced in Rio

11:10 - 25 Feb, 2016

The Organizing Committee of the 31st Rio Olympics has introduced the complete route of the Olympic Torch Relay. The torch lit in Greece will pass through 329 towns during 95 days travelling 10.000 kilometers by air and 20.0000 kilometers by road. 12.000 torchbearers will take part in the relay. It will be launched from Brasilia and will be concluded at the legendary Maracana Stadium on August 5. 

The Olympic Torch will be lit in Greece on April 12 and will reach Brazil on May 3.
The official opening ceremony of the Olympics will take place on August 5. From August 5 to 21 within 17 days 10.500 athletes from 205 countries of the world will compete for a collection of 306 medals. The Olympic Games will be held in 33 venues of four regions of Rio; Copacabana, Maracana, Deodoro and Bara.

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