Azerbaijan to get 30 participation licenses for Rio-2016 Olympic Games

  21 October 2015    Read: 4156
Azerbaijan  to get 30 participation licenses for Rio-2016 Olympic Games
Minster of Youth and Sport of the Republic of Azerbaijan Azad Rahimov hopes, Azerbaijan sportsmen will be able to get more than 30 participation licenses for the Summer Olympic Games, will be held in Rio-De Janero in 2016.
He noted, as of now Azerbaijan sportsmen already got 24 participation license.

The 2016 Summer Olympics (Portuguese: Jogos Olímpicos de Verão de 2016[1]), officially known as the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, are the thirty-first Summer Olympic Games, the world`s largest international multi-sport event that is held every four years.

The 2016 Summer Olympics are commonly known as Rio 2016, as this competition will be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The host city of Rio de Janeiro was announced at the 121st IOC Session held in Copenhagen, Denmark, on 2 October 2009.

The other finalists were Madrid, Spain; Chicago, United States; and Tokyo, Japan.

Rio will become the first South American city to host the Summer Olympics, the second city in Latin America to host the event after Mexico City in 1968, and the first since 2000 to be held in the Southern Hemisphere.

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