Rio 2016 Welcomes Athletes at Olympic Village

Olympics | News18.com | August 1, 2016, 3:27 pm
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Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes and Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt pose for a photo during their visit to the Olympic Village. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes and Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt pose for a photo during their visit to the Olympic Village. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

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Team Mongolia arrives at the Olympic village for the 2016 Games. (Photo Credit: Reuters)

Team Mongolia arrives at the Olympic village for the 2016 Games. (Photo Credit: Reuters)

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Five members of the Olympic Refugee Team, all athletes from South Sudan who live in Kenya, arrive in Rio de Janeiro. <a href=

Five members of the Olympic Refugee Team, all athletes from South Sudan who live in Kenya, arrive in Rio de Janeiro.

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The delegation of Korean athletes arriving for the mega event in Rio de Janeiro. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

The delegation of Korean athletes arriving for the mega event in Rio de Janeiro. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

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 The New Zealand Womens Football team for the 2016 Rio Olympics pose for a group photo in the Athletes Village following their official welcome and flag raising ceremony on July 29. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

The New Zealand Womens Football team for the 2016 Rio Olympics pose for a group photo in the Athletes Village following their official welcome and flag raising ceremony on July 29. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

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Team Kenya arrive along with their 50 athletics at athletes village. (Photo Credit: Reuters)

Team Kenya arrive along with their 50 athletics at athletes village. (Photo Credit: Reuters)

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Athletes of the Brazilian national field hockey team arrive at Olympic Village. The Village will host up to 17,200 people amongst athletes and team officials during the Games. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

Athletes of the Brazilian national field hockey team arrive at Olympic Village. The Village will host up to 17,200 people amongst athletes and team officials during the Games. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

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Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes poses for photographs with Australian delegation head Kitty Chiller and Australian team. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes poses for photographs with Australian delegation head Kitty Chiller and Australian team. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

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Members of the Australia men's hockey team were seen taking a selfie. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

Members of the Australia men's hockey team were seen taking a selfie. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

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PR Sreejesh-led Indian men's hockey team pose for a group photograph. <a href=

PR Sreejesh-led Indian men's hockey team pose for a group photograph.

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Indian athletes enjoy their break time in the cafeteria of the Olympics village. <a href=

Indian athletes enjoy their break time in the cafeteria of the Olympics village.

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Canada Women's Rugby team player Jen Kish post a picture along with her teammates. (Photo Credit: @jen_kish)

Canada Women's Rugby team player Jen Kish post a picture along with her teammates. (Photo Credit: @jen_kish)

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Dipa Karmakar, who became the first Indian woman gymnast to qualify for the Rio Olympics, pose for a photograph after arriving at the village. (Photo Credit: @Swinging_Swamy)

Dipa Karmakar, who became the first Indian woman gymnast to qualify for the Rio Olympics, pose for a photograph after arriving at the village. (Photo Credit: @Swinging_Swamy)

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Shiva Thapa, the first Indian boxer to book Rio 2016 Olympics berth, after arriving at the Olympic village. (Photo Credit: @Swinging_Swamy)

Shiva Thapa, the first Indian boxer to book Rio 2016 Olympics berth, after arriving at the Olympic village. (Photo Credit: @Swinging_Swamy)