Few hours from now, the Rio Olympics 2016 is set to start with the magnificent opening ceremony. With the athletes from around the world already prepared for the competition, the spectators also are looking for avenues to watch.
In the Philippines, the official broadcaster of Rio Olympics is TV5. The network will bring the extensive actions of the Olympics in which the best athletes will be showing their greatness.
Ian Lariba will be carrying the Philippine flag during the parade in the opening ceremony on Saturday. Lariba will play in the preliminary round on the same day for table tennis. Lariba is one of the 13 Filipinos who are in Brazil to compete.
Olympics 2016 coverage of the Opening Ceremony is on Saturday, August 6, 7:00 AM Philippine Standard Time. Morevoer, the Rio Olympics 2016 live streaming is available on Sports.ph through Smartlife app and on TV6 and Aksyon TV PPV Channel 99 sd and 199 HD.
Here are the 13 athletes competing in Rio:
Marestella Torres-Sunang – track and field
Hidilyn Diaz – weight lifting
Rogen Landon – boxing
Charly Suarez – boxing
Jasmin Alkhaldi – swimming
Jessie King Lacuna – swimming
Eric Cray – athletics
Mary Joy Tabal – athletics
Nestor Colonia – weight lifting
Kirstie Elain Alora – taekwondo
Kodo Nakano – judo
Miguel Tabuena -golf
Ian Lariba – table tennis