Sunday, October 4, 2009

Rio de Janeiro wins the bid for hosting 2016 Olympics

Rio de Janeiro won the contest for hosting the 2016 summer Olympic games. The International Olympic Committee decided in Copenhagen that Rio will host the 2016 olympics causing dissapointments on the streets of Chicago which was considered the first runner. It will be the first olympic games for South America and the positive decision unleashed cheerful samba dancing at the Rio's Copacabana beach. Despite president Obama speech, Chicago was eliminated at the first round. Tokyo, the 4th competitor was eliminated in the second ballot and in the end Madrid lost the final battle (32 votes) against Rio de Janeiro (66 votes).


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