Even the presence of Oprah Winfrey and US first couple Pres. Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama did not alter the decision of International Olympic Committee.IOC gave the hosting of 2016 Olympics to Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. Pres. Obama is present to support Chicago to be the next host of the said sports celebration, but as early as the first round voting, Chicago was eliminated.
Tokyo was eliminated at the second round and Madrid is also considered, but Rio de Janeiro was chosen to be the next host for the 2016 Olympics.This is the fifth time that the said country competed and after four rejections, Brazil now is the next destination for the world's best athletes.
Rio de Janeiro is the first South American country to host the Olympics.