When do the 2016 Rio Brazil Summer Olympics start? Schedule of events - Metro US

When do the 2016 Rio Brazil Summer Olympics start? Schedule of events

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The 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil will begin on Friday, Aug. 5 and will end on Sunday, Aug. 21.

Here is a schedule of the major events planned for this summer, by day. All events will be broadcast in the United States across the NBC family of networks.

Friday, Aug. 5 –Opening Ceremony

Saturday, Aug. 6 – Gymnastics (men’s qualification), Swimming

Sunday, Aug. 7 – Gymnastics (women’s qualification), Swimming (men’s 4x100m freestyle relay)

Monday, Aug. 8 – Gymnastics (men’s team final), Fencing (women’s saber medal rounds), Rugby (women’s medal matches), Swimming (men’s 100m backstroke)

Tuesday, Aug. 9 – Gymnastics (women’s team final), Swimming (women’s 200m free final)

Wednesday, Aug. 10 – Gymnastics (men’s all-around final), Swimming (men’s 100m free final)

Thursday, Aug. 11 – Judo (women’s 78kgmedal rounds), Gymnastics (women’s all-around final), Rugby (men’s medal matches), Swimming (200m back, 200m IM finals)

Friday, Aug. 12 – Shooting (women’s skeet), Swimming (100m butterfly final)

Saturday, Aug. 13 – Tennis (women’s singles medal matches), Rowing (women’s eight), track and field (women’s 100m final), Swimming (women’s 50m free, men’s 1500m free, men’s and women’s medley relays)

Sunday, Aug. 14 – Tennis (men’s single final), Golf (men’s final round), Gymnastics (apparatus finals), Track and Field (men’s 100m final)

Monday, Aug. 15 – Gymnastics (men’s apparatus finals), Track and Field (men’s 800m final, women’s 400m final)

Tuesday, Aug. 16 – Gymnastics (women’s artistic gymnastics), Track and Field (women’s 1500m, 110m hurdles)

Wednesday, Aug. 17 – Track and Field (women’s long jump, 200m), Beach Volleyball (women’s medal matches)

Thursday, Aug. 18 – Track and Field (men’s 200m final, decathlon 1500m), Beach Volleyball (men’s medal matches)

Friday, Aug. 19 – Water polo (women’s final), Wrestling (men’s 74g freestyle medal matches), Soccer (women’s final), Track and Field (men’s4x100m final, women’s 4x100m final)

Saturday, Aug. 20 – Golf (women’s final round), Triathlon (women’s race), Basketball (women’s final), Diving (men’s platform final), Soccer (men’s final), Track and Field (men’s 4×400 relays, women’s 4×400 relays, men’s 1500m, women’s 800m), Volleyball (women’s final)

Sunday, Aug. 21 – Track and Field (men’s Marathon), Volleyball (men’s final), Boxing (women’s middleweight final), Basketball (men’s final), Closing Ceremony

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