Carioca Arena 2, which will host wrestling and judo tournament during the Rio 2016 Olympics, has been launched in the Olympic capital, Rio de Janeiro.
From 4 regions Carioca Arena is situated in Barra and can receive about 10.000 spectators. Besides wrestling tournaments judo tournaments will also be held here.
After the Olympics Carioca Arena 2 will become a sports center.
Armenia will take part in the Olympic Wrestling Tournament with 8 wrestlers.
The official opening ceremony of the Olympics will take place on August 5. From August 5 to 21 within 17 days 10.500 athletes from 205 countries of the world will compete for a collection of 306 medals. The Olympic Games will be held in 33 venues of four regions of Rio; Copacabana, Maracana, Deodoro and Bara.
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ANOC press office
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During the regular meeting of the Executive Committee
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