The programme of the Lighting Ceremony on the 21st of April in Ancient Olympia for Rio Olympics:
Introducing the colours of the Greek landscape in the internal pleats, light turquoise and light blue in combination with the olive green, referencing the Greek seas and olive tree, the dresses of the priestesses for the Lighting and Handover Ceremonies of the Olympic Flame, where redesigned.
The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) created a team of Refugee Olympic Athletes for the Olympic Games Rio 2016.
Vaso Vougiouka is the latest Greek athlete who has qualified for Rio Olympics. Untill today, Greece has reached the 54 athletes who have secured their qualification for the Olympic Games "Rio 2016".
The Hellenic Team is flying to Lillehammer, Norway, in order to participate in the 2nd Winter Youth Olympic Games.