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The Summer Olympic Games Rio 2016

EstevaoEstevao Posts: 32 ✭✭
edited November 2016 in Hobbies and Sport
Hi, guys,
The Summer Olympic Games 2016 will be held in Rio soon. Which country do you think that will get more medals?
Will be the USA again? Or China will be the first? What's your take?
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  • WallchsWallchs Posts: 17 ✭✭
    @Estevao for the first time I believe that the China will go be next champion.
  • EstevaoEstevao Posts: 32 ✭✭
    @Wallchs , I think that it will be a great championship. I believe that the US will be strong again, and maybe Russia come back to the top. I'm looking forward for this competition.
  • WallchsWallchs Posts: 17 ✭✭
    @Estevao What is your favorite sport in games olimpic?
  • EstevaoEstevao Posts: 32 ✭✭
    @Wallchs I really like rowing and sailing. However, there are other sports outside water that I like as well. Mostly sports practiced in group, like volleyball, football, and basketball. How about you? Do you like the same?
  • WallchsWallchs Posts: 17 ✭✭
    @Estevao I like the games olympics, my favorite sports it's swimming and basketball, but I also like chess, I know that have a games olympics for this sport, but it's do not big like Olympics
  • poisepoise Posts: 52 ✭✭
    I'm looking forward to watching volleyball in the olympics, especially Polish team, I keep my fingers crossed
  • EstevaoEstevao Posts: 32 ✭✭
    > @poise said:
    > I'm looking forward to watching volleyball in the olympics, especially Polish team, I keep my fingers crossed

    @poise I think it will be hard to predict any result because there are a lot of good teams, like Serbia, Brazil, the US, and so forth. I'm also looking forward to seeing that.
  • poisepoise Posts: 52 ✭✭
    @Estevao, these teams are extremely good, but Poland is great as well. I hope they'll win.
  • aladdinaladdin Radio Producer LEOnetworkPosts: 1,544 mod
    edited July 2016

    Rio 2016 Olympic Games

    It's time for Olympic games this time in Rio, Brazil. Let's start with those videos until I will get more information about which games my country involved with this time.

  • aprilapril Moderator Posts: 10,125 mod


    Who are they?
    Would one of them be the star of Rio?
  • aladdinaladdin Radio Producer LEOnetworkPosts: 1,544 mod
  • aprilapril Moderator Posts: 10,125 mod
    I'll vote for Usain Bolt, @aladdin . :)
  • NatashaTNatashaT Posts: 704 Teacher
    @april I don´t think Neymar will be a star.... only in his own eyes :D He´s too busy posing for the cameras and partying to play!
  • NatashaTNatashaT Posts: 704 Teacher
    I have no idea who the important athletes from Australia are this year, but I´ll be watching the gymnastics, even if there are no Aussies competing!
  • aprilapril Moderator Posts: 10,125 mod
    edited July 2016
    Yeah, @NatashaT , people change.
    Yesterday's heros have become today's ........... :)
    That's why I'll vote for Usain, or ... has he changed too?
  • Shiny03Shiny03 Posts: 2,803 ✭✭✭✭✭
    This the list that we are going to participate in the Games.
    Archery
    Athletics
    Badminton
    Basketball
    Boxing
    Canoeing
    Cycling
    Diving
    Equestrian
    Fencing
    Field hockey
    Football
    Golf
    Gymnastics
    Judo
    Modern pentathlon
    Rowing
    Rugby sevens
    Sailing
    Shooting
    Swimming
    Synchronized swimming
    Table tennis
    Taekwondo
    Tennis
    Triathlon
    Volleyball
    Water polo
    Weightlifting
    Wrestling

    But I don't think we have any chance to win medals, except gymnastics, judo, fencing, swimming and wrestling.
    China and the US always take the lead at the Olympics.

  • BubblyBubbly Nightingale Posts: 30,050 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    @Shiny03 which one is your favourite? :)
  • Shiny03Shiny03 Posts: 2,803 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Bubbly said:

    @Shiny03 which one is your favourite? :)

    Shhh....I'm not that into sports, but I'll keep up with the times and at least watch the live stream of it.
    What are your favorite summer Olympic sports or athletes?:)
  • aladdinaladdin Radio Producer LEOnetworkPosts: 1,544 mod
    edited July 2016
    Margret Rumat


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  • mohit_singhmohit_singh Posts: 2,175 ✭✭✭✭
    We are participating in Archery,Athletics,Badminton,Boxing,Golf,Gymnastic,Judo,Rowing Shooting,Swimming,Wrestling,weightlifting,Tennis,Hockey.
    I am expecting at least one medal from each.
    Gold from shooting,wrestling,Archery,Boxing,Badminton,Golf.
    Silver from Athletics,Weightlifting,Tennis,Hockey
    Bronze from Gymnastic,Judo,Rowing

    Hope for the best!
  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 26,533 mod
    Have you seen how no country seems keen to host future Olympic Games? It costs so much and now few countries want to bear the expense of being host to the Games.
  • aprilapril Moderator Posts: 10,125 mod

    Brazil by Bellini. (2014)

  • aladdinaladdin Radio Producer LEOnetworkPosts: 1,544 mod
  • aladdinaladdin Radio Producer LEOnetworkPosts: 1,544 mod

    Men's tournament
    Football

    Iraq 0 vs 0 Denmark


    Brazil 0 vs 0 South Africa






  • aladdinaladdin Radio Producer LEOnetworkPosts: 1,544 mod
  • aladdinaladdin Radio Producer LEOnetworkPosts: 1,544 mod
  • aprilapril Moderator Posts: 10,125 mod
    Nice to see Nadal, Andy Murray and Guga Kuerten in the Opening Ceremony. :D








  • aladdinaladdin Radio Producer LEOnetworkPosts: 1,544 mod
    edited August 2016
    Olympics opening ceremony highlights video (watch it on Youtube)
  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 26,533 mod
  • aladdinaladdin Radio Producer LEOnetworkPosts: 1,544 mod
    Refugee athlete who saved 20 lives by pushing boat for 3 hours wins swimming heat at Rio Olympics

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