The Olympic games were first held in Ancient Greece, and was then forgotten. Revived these competitions, Pierre de Coubertin. The first modern summer games were held in Athens.
The last summer Olympic games, as we know, took place in London in 2012 and the next will be held in 2016 in the beautiful city of Rio de Janeiro, one of the most famous cities in Brazil. For the right to host the Olympics, Rio has struggled with such cities as Baku, Doha, Madrid, Prague, Tokyo, and even Saint Petersburg.
South America for the first time host the Olympic games. The international Olympic Committee, concerned about the pace of construction, wanted to move the games to another city, but an agreement was reached and the venue for the summer Olympics 2016 year approved a Brazilian city.
Rio de Janeiro is often called a city of contrasts, it get along wonderfully miserable homes and luxury villas of the rich. Mild climate, great beaches, delicious fruit attracts every year crowds of tourists. Also Rio is famous for its Brazilian carnival, is a terrific, bright, exciting musical event.
The summer Olympic games in Brazil will be a unique event. Awesome atmosphere with the beauty of nature to connect with the majestic sports that will not leave indifferent any fan and tourist.