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Next Friday is the day. On August 5, the Brazilian city of Rio will begin the Summer Olympic Games. For the first time, the Games will be hosted in South America.
Refugee Team Will Be There
From August 5 to August 21, more than 10,000 athletes from more than 200 countries will then compete for gold, silver, and bronze medals at the Olympic Games. For the first time in the history of the Olympic Games, a team of refugees will also participate this time, with 10 athletes. This team will also have the honor of carrying the Olympic flag into the stadium during the opening ceremony.
Many Spectators Will Be There
More than 7 million tickets have already been sold for the Olympic Games. So there will be a lot of people watching the different sports in the stadiums there. But also all over the world, all the competitions of the athletes will be broadcast on television and also on the Internet you can watch everything. It will be great games for sure.
Explanation Of The Difficult Words
The Summer Olympics have existed since 1896, the year when the so-called Games of the Modern Era began and were held in Athens. Every four years there are now the Summer Olympics and also every four years there are the Winter Olympics, but then with completely different sports than in the summer.