2016 Summer Olympics Quiz Challenge
. The 2016 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXXI Olympiad was an international multi-sport event that was held from the 5th to 21st of August 2016, with preliminary events in some sports beginning on the 3rd of August of that year. This Summer Olympic happened to be the first Olympic Games ever to be held in South America and the second to be held in a developing country, after the 1968 games in Mexico City. These were the first Summer Olympic Games to take place under the International Olympic Committee (IOC) presidency of Thomas Bach. The host city was announced at the 121st International Olympic Committee Session in Copenhagen, Denmark, on the 2nd of October 2009. The host city became the first South American city ever to host the Olympic Games. This Summer Olympic was the first game to be held in a Portuguese-speaking country, the first summer edition to be held entirely in the host country's winter season, the first since 1968 to be held in Latin America, and the first since 2000 to be held in the Southern Hemisphere.