What else should you know about Olympic Games 2016? Here you may see the list of worst and best moments of Rio Olympics.
Rio Olympic Games became one of the memorable competitions of all History of Olympics. Despite the idea of ill-equipment of Rio, the politics and organizers performed their high-level work. From the very beginning of the Olympic campaign in Rio, world society was concerned about the safety measures. It`s obvious that well-organized crime bands in slums could sabotage Rio Olympics. Moreover, there were a lot of pictures in newspapers that criticized Rio Olympics. Furthermore, the hashtag #RioProblems was on every mobile phone. The most notable pictures were concerned with parallels of lives in Rio. For instance, you might have witnessed the picture where a boy from slums looks for shiny Rio Stadium. In this article, you may find out the best and worst moments of Olympics.
It`s the fastest man on the Earth officially. With his third Olympic gold medal. Moreover, he was granted with a third gold on the distance of three hundred meters. Furthermore, he was noticed partying in one of the clubs celebrating his birthday and medals.
Ryan Lochte story
He accused locals in robbery incident. During his partying after winning one of the Olympic medals, Ryan Lochte stuck with his friends on one with local gas stations. Unfortunately for the owner of the station, the Olympic champions caused damage to the property and refused to pay. They fled before police arriving and later fabricated the story with a robbery.
This athlete has become a first black woman who won a gold medal at Olympics in an individual event. Moreover, her name is now in the history of the Olympics due to the record in Rio. It`s noticing that Manual provided a gold medal not only to the USA but all Africans.
It other Simone that was capable of winning a gold medal not only for the USA but Africa also. She is the first woman in the world of gymnastics who four gold medals in one Olympics games. Due to the Simons, the Internet received a new bump in Google with the phrase “Simone baby name”.
Shaunae Miller`s dive
Someone might believe that Shaunae Miller shouldn`t be granted the medal due to her winning dive. Certainly, her sprint on four hundred meters has become an issue to resolve. Is it against the rules to perform such kind of action? Still, nothing about that in the book of rules and Shaunae receives her gold medal.
It`s certain that people should need to learn not only how to win, but also how to lose. Unfortunately, Hope Solo, the USA`s footballer, found it out in a hard way. After her tremendous speech about the Sweden team, she became persuaded by media and social networks for words she had said.
Protest of Feyisa Lilesa
The Olympics is not only a sports competition. It`s a political, economic and cultural arena. Feyisa Lilesa decided to use this Arena to announce his words to the people of the world and especially to the Government of Ethiopia. According to the accusations, this government is responsible for murdering more than four hundred Oromo people in November. Feyisa Lilesa, as a representative of Oromo tribe, stood up for his people by raising his hands in the letter “X” when he was at the finish of his running competition. Unfortunately for him, this gest also can cost him the return tickets to his home.
Monica Puig medal
She wasn`t named the favorite of the tennis singles on the Olympic Games in Rio. Even in the world rankings, she stood on the thirty-fourth position. Nevertheless, she managed to win a gold medal and grasp this victory from the top ten rockets of the world. It also worth noticing that it`s the first gold medal for Puerto Rico in history.
Islam El Shehaby and Or Sasson
Olympic Games is known for a culture of non-violence and peacemaking. In ancient times, even wars could be stopped during the Olympics. This also means that athletes, despite the political or race origin should welcome and treated each other as equals. Nevertheless, Islam El Shehaby refused to follow the traditions and decided to surrender the hate and anger by refusing to shake hands and bow to Israel sportsman Or Sasson. This act was not unnoticed by the public. Therefore the athlete from Egypt was quickly sent to his homeland.
According to her tweets, she was bullied because of her extensive weight. Nevertheless, her assertive intentions helped her to won a gold medal in Olympics. Therefore, people who used to make fun of her appearance can quickly start taking their words back.
American pool domination
Michael Phelps and Katie Ledecky are gifted sportsmen that help the USA team win several gold medals during past Olympic Games. Phelps created a record for medals that might be impossible to overcome. Moreover, it might be impossible to overcome the USA team in next Olympics.
The noticeable feature of Rio Olympics. The hydrogen peroxide that used in swimming pools during competitions became a major factor why the water was so stinky and green. Nevertheless, despite awful aroma from a water sportsmen were able to compete. Moreover, Chinese athletes managed to grasp seven out of eight gold medals in diving out of the stinky green water.
Fiji`s Gold Medal
Fiji`s Rugby team managed to provide the first gold medal to their country history. It`s memorable, as the gold medal can certainly generate several hundred millions of dollars to the tourist industry of the country. Due to the Cyclone Winston, which caused more than forty deaths on Fiji, this generated money can help the country.
The people can be cruel, and Renaud Lavillenie found it out from the first place. He was competing against Thiago Braz da Silva, who is a champion of Brazil and the favorite of Brazilian fans. Therefore, they decided that the best option for secure the winning position of their compatriot is to boo his challenger. On the award ceremony, Renaud Lavillenie could not take pressure from the crowd booing him and burst out in tears. The Olympic committee noted the behavior of the fans and called it unacceptably. The local authorities together with a champion of Rio Olympics Thiago Braz da Silva informed that this incident with fans should not be unnoticed, and it`s needed to teach the fan how to behave.
The crowd of Brazil noticed Robel Kiros Habte. Unfortunately, he was noticed neither for his achievements nor figure. He was noted for being the last swimmer in the one hundred meters’ freestyle. Nevertheless, there are also rumors that he just took advantage of coming to Brazil because he is a son of Kiros Habte Kinfe. So, it might be possible that President of Ethiopian Swimming Federation might have taken the advantage out of his position.