A summer in Rio


Olivia Bachar, Writer


The summer Olympics are here again for the 31st time. The games have 207 nations competing in 306 events with a total of over 11,000 athletes in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Olympics are important, as they are a long standing tradition that showcases the talents of accomplished athletes. The games began August 5th and will end August 21st, leaving a lot of time for athletes to win numerous medals. Currently, the United States is in first place regarding the number of medals won, with a total of 78.