Visa has supported more than 350 athletes on their journey to the Olympic Games. This year, 59 Team Visa athletes who represent Visa’s values of acceptance and partnership took the stage in Rio, including all members of the IOC’s first-ever team of Refugee Olympic Athletes. Our Hello Rio! page tells all. But first, congratulations to 2016’s Team Visa athletes—you’ve all earned your rings!
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Breaking records and boundaries
13 gold, 6 silver, 6 bronze and 2 world records. As Team Visa athletes leave Rio, many leave their mark on Olympic Games history. Here are their gold-medal and world-record-breaking wins from the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Go team!
By the numbers
Team Visa athletes have earned 179 medals since the sponsorship program began in 2000. Here’s a graphic look at the total medal count of Team Visa, past and present.