The games were held in four zones of the city shown on the map above with varying amount of events in each zone. Barra da Tijuca in the southwest part of the city had more events than the others and also had the main Olympic Park/Village as well as media center. Various arenas hosted events including gymnastics, swimming, diving, judo, taekwondo, tennis. Deodoro in the northwest part of the city had the second most number of events that included equestrian, hockey, women's group play basketball, motorcycle, canoe slalom. Maracana had the third most number of events that included soccer, track and field, indoor volleyball, archery. Copacabana had the least number of events that included beach volleyball, sailing, rowing.
The events attended were during the second week of the games with seven events in five days:
Women's Basketball group play, China-USA, at Youth Arena in Deodoro Zone: The game ended up lopsided as expected with a score of something like 105-60.
Track and Field, at Olympic Stadium in Maracana Zone: events included men's 3000m steeplechase round; women's 200m round; men's 400m hurdles round; women's 3000m steeplechase final; and various field events including women's hammer throw final where new world record was set.
Women's Soccer semi-final, Brazil-Sweden, at Maracana Stadium: a large home crowd left disappointed as Sweden won on penalty kicks after a scoreless regular time and overtime.
Men's Hockey semi-final, Belgium-Holland, at Olympic Hockey Center in Deodoro Zone: Belgium won 3-1.
Track and Field: events included men's 5000m round; women's 800m round; men's 3000m steeplechase final; and various field events.
Taekwondo, at Carioca Arena in Barra da Tijuca Zone: Men's and women's preliminary round.
Water Polo, at Aquatic Center in Barra da Tijuca Zone: Greece defeated Spain in a 5th-8th place classification game, followed by Serbia defeating Italy 10-8 in the semi-final game.
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