Best Apps for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games
Can you believe it’s been 4 years since London hosted the 2012 Olympics? We’re reminiscing about how great and joyful the atmosphere was in and around London. Everyone had high spirits and the vibes surrounding everyone were truly uplifting.
On the 5th August, Rio de Janeiro will welcome the opening ceremony for the 2016 Olympics. The Olympic cauldron will be lit with the flame from the Olympic torch which will mark the beginning of an intense couple of weeks.
Throughout August 5th – 21st more than 10,000 athletes from all around the world will be competing against one another in the battle for Gold, Silver or Bronze.
To keep yourself up to date with the results there’s some great apps you should download! No matter where you are – on holiday, at work or simply on the go you can keep track of everything.
Below are a few of the best apps to follow the festivities.
Rio 2016 App
Keep on top of the games by downloading the Rio 2016 app to get real-time results. Available to download for iPhone, Android or Windows phone.
The features include:
- Schedule – There’s no excuse to miss out on your favourite sports. Access the events schedule via the app
- Sports – Understand the rules of each game
- Competition Venues – See the 37 venues to hold the competitions and ceremonies
- Image Gallery – Navigate through breathtaking photographs
- Torch Relay – See full coverage of the Olympic torch relay
- Route – Understand the route of the Olympic torch
- History – Be enthused by the Rio 2016 Olympic torch design and discover the millennial tradition behind the relay
The Olympics – Official App
Experience the greatest Olympic moments of all time with the official Olympics app! Everything you need to know about Rio 2016 and all past and future Olympic Games:
• Find Olympic results and records for all sports, athletes and Games
• Track your favourite Olympic sports and athletes
• See the latest news and schedules
• View the best photos and videos from throughout Olympic history
• Search for Olympic medalists by Games, athlete and country
This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad.
Whichever country you’re supporting in Rio 2016 we wish you luck and hope you enjoy watching the Games!