Athletics Schedule

Athletics Schedule – RIO Olympics 2016

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Rio Games is indubitably the main even of sports this year and also is a long awaited event.  Olympics were always there to touch our hearts and make an impact to the realm of entertainment in this very special sphere. This year Rio Games 2016 has really made a dynamic arrangement with thousands of skilled athletes and players of different games. This year the Olympic is going to take place in Brazil and it will be starting from the 5th of August to the 21st of the same month.
The Athletic sport is known for its combination of different sports which totally can make people find out the fittest sportsman of this world. Running, jumping, throwing and race walking are all part of Athletics and they are all very prestigious games in the world of sports. It made its debut in the year 1896 in the Olympics and still played till now.

Athletics in Rio Games and Previous Olympics

There are a lot of sectors in the Athletics but most importantly in men’s 100m race there will be 55 participants from different countries, in men’s 200m race there will be 53 participants and on men’s 400m race there will be 47 participants. In the other side on the women sector on women’s 100m race there are going to be 45 participants, on 200m race there will be 51 participants and on 400m there will be 45 participants. Overall, there are many other sectors in this sport like steeplechase, hurdles and many more. Well in men’s steeplechase there will be 33 participants and on 400m hurdles there are going to be 42 participants.

Well, previously in the Athletics the best players were Paavo Nurmi who has won 9 Golds and 3 Silvers, Carl Lewis who has also won 9 Golds but 1 silvers and Ray Ewry of USA who has won 8 golds! From the women’s sector there are Merlene Ottey-Page who has won 3 silvers and 6 bronzes, Irena Szewinska from Poland she has won 3 Golds, 2 Silvers and 2 Bronzes and Veronica Campbell-Brown she has also won 3 Golds, 2 Silvers and 2 Bronzes

The arrangement on Athletics are always the most gigantic ones, even in this year the arrangements are undoubtedly very big as there are a lot of sectors of games. As we know there are more than 500 participants in this very unique sector of sports the arrangements just have to be big. There will be skill-showing, there will also be different type of surprises this year, a real Olympic fan should never miss this!


Athletics are one of the games which totally needs a perfect fitness, strength and also strategies of playing. The Athletics is one of the most reputable sectors of sports in Olympics. It has been on the Olympics since ages and ages and it is never neglected if we see the skills the players have in all the sports of Athletics and the entertainment of the games.


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Athletics 12-08-2016 YES
Athletics 13-08-2016 YES
Athletics 14-08-2016 YES
Athletics 15-08-2016 YES
Athletics 16-08-2016 YES
Athletics 17-08-2016 YES
Athletics 18-08-2016 YES
Athletics 19-08-2016 YES
Athletics 20-08-2016 YES
Athletics 21-08-2016 YES

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