Rio 2016; First anniversary of the Olympic Games

One years ago today, all eyes around the world were on the ‘cidade maravilhosa’. Relive the first Olympic Games in South America with these photo galleries;

 

Barra

Photo: Martijn Giebels / Architecture of the Games

Rio 2016; Barra Olympic Park

Rio 2016; Olympic Velodrome

Rio 2016; Carioca Arena 1/2/3

Rio 2016; Future Arena (2)

Rio 2016; Globo / SporTV studio Barra Olympic Park (2)

Rio 2016; Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre

Rio 2016; Sponsor Pavilions Barra Olympic Park

Rio 2016; Olympic Tennis Centre

Rio 2016; Barra Olympic Park at night

Rio 2016; Olympic Aquatics Stadium

 

Maracanã

Photo: Martijn Giebels / Architecture of the Games

Rio 2016; Olympic Stadium

Rio 2016; Sambódromo

Rio 2016; Maracanã Stadium

 

Deodoro

Deodoro Olympic Park
Photo: Martijn Giebels / Architecture of the Games

Rio 2016; Deodoro Olympic Park

Rio 2016; Whitewater Stadium

Rio 2016; Olympic Hockey Centre

Rio 2016; Olympic BMX Centre (2)

Rio 2016; Olympic BMX Centre

Rio 2016; Youth Arena

 

Copacabana

Photo: Martijn Giebels / Architecture of the Games

Rio 2016; Fort Copacabana

Rio 2016; Lagoa Stadium

Rio 2016; Beach Volleyball Arena

Rio 2016; Marina da Glória

 

In Rio de Janeiro

Photo: Martijn Giebels / Architecture of the Games

Rio 2016; Olympic Boulevard

Rio 2016; Cauldron Olympic Boulevard

Rio 2016; Rio showcase

Rio 2016; Transportation

Rio 2016; Autoridade de Governança do Legado Olímpico (AGLO) presents Olympic Legacy Plan

“In a public hearing held this Wednesday (14.06) at the Velodrome of the Olympic Park in Barra, Rio de Janeiro, the Governing Authority of the Olympic Legacy (AGLO) presented the legacy plan for the use of the facilities of the Olympic Park, the heart of the Rio 2016 Games, and Deodoro, a region that also received competitions during the mega-event.”

Read full press release

 

Documents (all in Portuguese)

 

Video Legacy Barra Olympic Park (in Portuguese)

 

Event schedule 2017

 

Websites Autoridade de Governança do Legado Olímpico (all in Portuguese)

Book recommendation; Rio 2016: The Olympic Games Through the Photographer’s Lens

From the publisher:

Rio 2016: The Olympic Games Through the Photographer’s Lens
Paperback: 88 pages
Publisher: D Giles Ltd (1 May 2017)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1911282115
ISBN-13: 978-1911282112

This, the third volume in a new series celebrating the Olympic Games, offers up a selection of photographs from the Games in Rio in 2016. Photographers John Huet, David Burnett, Jason Evans and Mine Kasapoglu were granted access to the training zones and accompanied the athletes as they prepared for their events before the arrival of the crowds.

David Burnett, an American photographer, has covered numerous conflicts for Time magazine, as well as every Olympic Games since 1984. American photographer John Huet began photographing competitive athletes 25 years ago. In 2004 he was selected an official Olympic Games photographer. Jason Evans’s work has been recognised by American Photography, the International Photography Awards, Photo District News, and American Photographic Artists. Mine Kasapoglu is a travelling freelance photographer who has been covering the Olympic Games and the Youth Olympic Games since 2010.