According to the latest Olympics update, the Olympic 2016 torch is going to arrive to the Rio de Janeiro the Olympic host city on Wednesday i.e., on 3rd of August 2016 on an yacht that is directed by the best crew of the 7 Olympic medal winning Brazilian sailors as the Opening ceremony of the Olympics 2016 Games going to start at Maracana Stadium on 5th of August 2016.
It would be taking the yacht at least one hour from sailing over the Guanabara Bay from the commuter town of Niterói to reach the Olympic city Rio de Janeiro. To start the final chapter of the epic of the torch’s 20,000Km journey all over the city Brazil, the sailors along with the Olympic torch will be giving back the symbol of the Olympic Games to Eduardo Paes who is the mayor of the Rio de Janeiro. The mayor will be the first torch bearer of the city.
After reaching the Rio, the torch on its first day will be crossing the historic center of the past capital of Brazil and will witness the transformation of the city that has been undergone and still undergoing because of the Olympic 2016 Games. The torch will travel all around the host city which will be riding on a new brand system. It visits the Municipal Theater which is the most loved and recognized buildings of the Rio and it will end the day after visiting the Rio’s deprived suburbs and spends its night at Nova Iguacu. On Thursday the torch will travel to few other places of the Rio and on Friday which is the very last 95th day of the relay, the Olympic Torch will finally make its most anticipated way to visit the statue of the Christ the Redeemer which is world famous and from there, it will reach the final destination the opening ceremony in the world’s largest Maracana Stadium in which the torch will light the Olympic cauldron which will be burning in the Rio de Janeiro until the end of the Olympic Games i.e., till 21st August 2016.