The Official Website of Nepal Olympic Committee


Rio Olympic 2016 has successfully completed and here are some interesting facts:
 
  • It was the 1st ever Olympic Games held in South America.
     
  • The first Olympic Games were held in 776 in Olympia (Greek) and the first Olympic Games of the modern era in 1896 in Athens (Greek).
     
  • 11544 athletes from 207 different countries took part in RIO Olympics 2016.
     
  • 306 competitions in 42 different sports were held in 17 days.
     
  • The slogan of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janerio is Viva sua paixão (Live your passion).
     
  • 130 thousand people have worked directly on RIO 2016 to make it successful.
     
  • 27 world records and 91 Olympic records were broken in Rio Olympics 2016

  • Mr. Sirish Gurung(Swimming) and Ms.Saraswati Bhattrai(Athletics) broke their own National Records from 100m freestyle with time of 57.76sec and from 1500m with time of 4:33.94 min respectively. 
     
  • USA won the most medals in this Olympic with total of 121 medals with China being second with 70 medals. 
    Click here for the total medal tally of all the countries.

     
  • For all the results of Nepali Athletes Click here.