Rio 2016 Olympics is shaping to set a new record for the huge number of tattoos that will appear at the Summer Olympics. It has been common these days for the sports men and women to have at least one body art. The official site has made rounds on getting some of the best tattoos which is appear in body worshipping Rio de Janeiro and tattoo crazy. Below are the details of few athletes who have had their body tattoos or body arts. To know about those athletes, you have to read the below given information.
Athletes and Their Body Art
One of the Rugby star of the New Zealand – Sonny Bill Williams who will joining along with his sister at Rio 2016 have had a Maori tattoo on his right hand which signifies his ancestors and one more tattoo of his family on the back.
Rafaela Silva – The Judoka of the Brazil have many tattoos which include a word search puzzle having the words of Portuguese for “judo, passion and dream".
The swimming star Ryan Lochte – the 11 times Olympic swimming winner too has a tattoo of the alligator on his back. It is known to be the symbol of the Ryan’s home state – Florida. Along with Michael Phelps, Ryan also qualified for the Rio.
The world’s best hockey player – Ellen Hoog to her later father who used to call the lady Toos had a heart touching tribute for his father with the symbol Ts on her backside neck which she describes it as a beautiful memory and that shows the relationship between her and her father.
Isaquias Queiroz - The biggest hope of the Brazil for Olympic medals in the event canoe sprint have had three tattoos which includes the name of his father and mother along with a big Maori-inspired design both on his shoulder and chest.
Apart from these Olympic athletes, there are many other champions who had tattoo arts on their body parts. All these stars would be competing in summer 2016 Olympics and so Rio will show up all these tattoos of the stars for us which is said to create a record of athlete tattoos this time.