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Spectators and participants started filing into the Maracana Stadium, as the opening ceremony for the Rio Games gets set to begin on Friday night.
Once considered the biggest stadium in the world with a capacity of nearly 200,000, Maracana Stadium now holds around 80,000 people.
Neither Brazil’s Defence Ministry nor Rio de Janeiro police will say how many security personnel are on the ground to secure the Olympic opening ceremony.
However, as many as 85,000 will be on site until the end of the games.
It’s finally here! The 2016 Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro will kick off on Aug. 5 with what may be an unforgettable Opening Ceremony. It’s going to be an exciting carnival and HollywoodLife.com wants you to see it. Click to watch.
Ready or not, it’s time for Rio 2016! The Olympics in Brazil will definitely be one for the history books. Before the world’s best athletes compete for the gold, the games will hold its Opening Ceremony on Aug. 5 at 7:30 P.M. ET. Though Brazil’s biggest sports star, Pele, 75,
will not be able to make it, sports fans from around the world better not miss a single second!
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Prior to the start of the games, details about the Opening Ceremony were kept under lock and key. However, early reports claimed that the ceremony would highlight some unusual aspects of Brazil – mainly automobile fatalities and muggings. The ceremony will reportedly feature a song highlighting the country’s number of road accidents, and Brazilian model (and Tom Brady ’s, 38, wife) Gisele Bundchen, 36, was supposed to get mugged.
However, the show’s organizer said that this alleged “mugging” was actually an actor, pretending to be a food vendor, running up to get a selfie with Gisele before her security guards chased the young man away. Since the scene wasn’t all that funny, it was cut, according to The Washington Post.
Hopefully, Michael Phelps, 31, and Ryan Lochte , 31, won’t be robbed of their final race against each other. These two swimming rivals will meet for the final time at the Men’s 200m Individual Medley on Aug. 11. Two days later, Michael (the only U.S. swimmer to qualify for 5 Olympics) will race in his last Olympic event. The world will definitely miss Michael and his insane set of abs.
As the Americans walk in, dressed in their Ralph Lauren uniforms , it’ll be easy to spot Ryan, as he’ll be the one with blue-silver hair. Will Ryan take the silver or will he (and other U.S.A. Olympians) take home the gold? Speaking of colors, what different shades or hues will fill the Olympics arena during this Opening Ceremony? How much skin will be on display? There’s only one way to find out.
Are you ready to watch the Olympics Opening Ceremony, HollywoodLifers? Which events are you most excited to see? Which country do you think will win the most gold medals?
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