Olympians Wall captures unique Olympic history in Rio
21 | 8 | 2016
The Olympians wall at the Rio 2016 Olympians Reunion Centre by EY is creating history. Capturing the signatures of Olympians from all over the world and from all different Olympiads in one unique place, the wall has quickly become one of the most popular features of the 2016 edition of the Olympians Reunion Centre.
More than 400 signatures now adorn the entranceway to the ORC with a cross-section of Olympians from royalty to Olympic champions and even IOC President Thomas Bach taking the opportunity to make their mark when they visit the venue.
Nearly every Olympiad from the past 60 years is represented by an Olympian who has visited the ORC over the course of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The earliest signature on the wall is from Octogenarian Rose Voisk, who competed in gymnastics for Yugoslavia at the 1948 Olympic Games in London.
This special feature will be documented and saved for future generations by the World Olympians Association.
Image credit: IOC