Rio 2016 venue for wrestling and judo launched

10:50 - 16 May, 2016

Carioca Arena 2, which will host wrestling and judo tournament during the Rio 2016 Olympics, has been launched in the Olympic capital, Rio de Janeiro.

From 4 regions Carioca Arena is situated in Barra and can receive about 10.000 spectators. Besides wrestling tournaments judo tournaments will also be held here.

After the Olympics Carioca Arena 2 will become a sports center.

Armenia will take part in the Olympic Wrestling Tournament with 8 wrestlers.

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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