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Brazil: Tennis star Martina Hingis arrives in Rio for Olympics01:22

Brazil: Tennis star Martina Hingis arrives in Rio for Olympics

Brazil, Rio de Janeiro
August 4, 2016 at 20:03 GMT +00:00 · Published

Famous Swiss tennis player Martina Hingis arrived at Galeao International Airport, Rio de Janeiro, Thursday.

The last time that Hingis played in an Olympic Games, she was fifteen, at Atlanta 1996. 20 years on from her last Olympics, Hingis will compete in the women's doubles category, partnering Switzerland's No.1 singles player Timea Bacsinzky.

The 2016 Summer Olympics are due to take place from August 5 to August 21, 2016. Sporting events will be held in 33 venues across Rio de Janeiro and at five venues in other cities.

Brazil: Tennis star Martina Hingis arrives in Rio for Olympics01:22
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Famous Swiss tennis player Martina Hingis arrived at Galeao International Airport, Rio de Janeiro, Thursday.

The last time that Hingis played in an Olympic Games, she was fifteen, at Atlanta 1996. 20 years on from her last Olympics, Hingis will compete in the women's doubles category, partnering Switzerland's No.1 singles player Timea Bacsinzky.

The 2016 Summer Olympics are due to take place from August 5 to August 21, 2016. Sporting events will be held in 33 venues across Rio de Janeiro and at five venues in other cities.