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2016 Summer Olympics
The thirty first summer Olympic Games which were taking place in Rio de Janeiro. The Olympic football tournament began in two days prior to the opening ceremony, before all other competitions, and was carried out as well in other cities of the country — Belo Horizonte, Brasilia, Manaus, Salvador and São Paulo. It were the first Olympic Games which are taking place in South America, the second in Latin America after the Olympic Games of 1968 in Mexico City and the first since 2000, passing in the southern hemisphere. At the Olympic Games the record quantity of sets of medals (306) was played and took part record number of the countries (206), including for the first time Kosovo and the Southern Sudan.
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