6 of the best Olympic anthems

2016-08-04 06:00

Cape Town – One of the most-watched sporting events in the world kicks off on Friday.

The Rio 2016 Olympics will feature 306 events over 19 days of competition in 42 Olympic sports, including golf and rugby sevens for the first time.

Over the years the Olympics have had some bad anthems, but also some good ones.

So to get you in the sporting spirit, we take a look at 6 of the best Olympic anthems.

1) Katy Perry – Rise (2016, Rio)

Katy is the latest pop star to add her name to an Olympic anthem for this year’s sporting event. 

2) Whitney Houston – One Moment In Time (1988, Seoul)

3) Freddie Mercury and Montserrat Caballé - Barcelona (1992, Barcelona)

4) Björk - Oceania (2004, Athens)

5) Vangelis - Chariots of Fire (1984, Sarajevo)

6) Celine Dion - Power of the Dream (1996, Atlanta)

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