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Country: Brazil

Language: angol

Place: Rio

Olympic Games 2016 - Athletics Pronunciation Guide

Learn to pronounce the names of the athletes at the Rio Olympic Games 2016

Can you pronounce Živilė Vaiciukevičiūtė or Tuğçe Şahutoğlu? What about Kōichirō Morioka or Taoufik Makhloufi?

Never fear, this guide will help you learn how to pronounce the names of athletes taking part in this year's Olympic Games Athletics events held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

What's more, all the names have been pronounced by native speakers from the countries of origin of the athletes.

Use our guide to help resolve any doubts you may have about the pronunciation of these participants.

The Olympic Games are the world's leading international sporting event in which athletes from more than 200 countries take part. The 31st edition of this competition will be held from August 5th to August 21.

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Brazilian athletes

Learn to pronounce the names of Brazilian athletes at the Olympic Games 2016.