How many people died in the 2016 Olympics?
On 5 August 2016, almost 12,000 of the world’s best athletes will congregate in Rio de Janeiro to compete in a dazzling spectacle. It’s been 7 years since Rio was awarded the Games, promising a safe city for all. And yet, in those same 7 years, Rio’s security forces have killed over 2,500 people in the city.
How many condoms were used in Rio?
The Olympic Games in Rio in 2016 also saw a record number of condoms handed out to athletes in a summer games – 450,000. Condoms were first given to athletes at the Seoul Olympics in 1988.
What did Locte do in Rio?
At 36, the 12-time Olympic medal winner recently failed to make his fifth Olympic team. An international drama ensued at the Rio Games after Lochte said he had been robbed at gunpoint. Eventually, charges were filed against the swimmer.
Has anyone ever died at Olympics?
At the modern Olympic Games, as of the conclusion of the 2020 Summer Paralympics, eight Olympic/Paralympic athletes and three horses have died as a result of competing in or practising their sport at Games venues; one other death was potentially a result of competition.
Do Olympic athletes hook up?
Though many athletes wait until after their events to take part in extracurriculars, “others have hookups between practices because they say sex actually helps them reach for the gold,” a source at the 2016 games told E! News. And Greer was definitely in that camp.
What happened Ryan Loche?
People reported that Lochte, at the age of 36, attempted to make the U.S. men’s Olympic swimming team. After Rio, the swimmer had a rough go of it in the ensuing years. Along with losing his endorsements due to the Rio fiasco, in 2018 he violated a restriction on IV use that led to his suspension from swimming.
Has there been any deaths in the Olympics?
Accidents and injuries are common during competition. Twelve years ago, Georgian luger Nodar Kumaritashvili died before the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Vancouver Olympics after losing control of his sled on a training run and hitting a steel pole that was unpadded.
Why are condoms handed out at the Olympics?
Large numbers of condoms have been given out at the Games since the 1988 Seoul Olympics to raise awareness of HIV and AIDS, and Tokyo organisers said the International Olympic Committee had requested their continued distribution.
How many condoms do the Olympians use?
Organizers passed out 450,000 condoms at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro as they sought to curb the spread of the Zika virus. At the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, organizers handed out 150,000 condoms but only as a parting gift.
Why did Ryan Lochte not qualify?
Lochte was suspended from the U.S. national swim team for 10 months following a drunken incident at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in which he damaged a gas station sign and falsely reported he was robbed at gunpoint.
What did Ryan Lochte do at the gas station?
The swimmers, who were returning to the Olympic Village from a party, stopped at the Shell gas station to use the restroom. Days later, Rio police held a news conference and said the athletes had vandalized the restroom, breaking a soap dispenser and mirror, as well as destroying a poster outside the bathroom.