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Olympic Swag: What Was In The Nike Rio Bags

It's time to say farewell to the competition that has consumed our nights, social media feeds and water cooler conversations. From desperate dives to the

Team USA swag

It’s time to say farewell to the competition that has consumed our nights, social media feeds and water cooler conversations. From desperate dives to the finish line, to petite gymnasts with ice water veins, to the shattering of world records by land and water the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics did not disappoint. . Our beloved Team USA will be returning home with not only 121 total medals (46 gold, 37 silver, and 38 bronze) , but also the most impressive swag: fit for a champion.

One of the most sought after and talked about swag bags was Nike’s gift package. The duffel bag was full of wearable merch that was given to all 1,200 members of Team USA. The sporting goods juggernaut revealed the contents created for Team USA and Team Brazil on the company’s official website. Aside from usual uniforms you’d come to expect, Nike provided each athlete with enough gear to showcase their nationalistic pride as well as inundate any bystander with Nike’s overwhelming commitment cool gear and corporate sponsorship.

Here’s the Nike Swag Bag Breakdown

Male member of Team USA Rio Olympics received 41 items including:

  • 10 short sleeved t-shirts
  • four long sleeved pullover shirts
  • three pair of workout trousers
  • four pair of shorts
  • two pair of sandals
  • three pair of athletic shoes
  • two watches
  • a pair of sunglasses
  • a water bottle
  • a passport case
  • a wristband
  • weights
  • 2 pair of underpants
  • two caps
  • two drawstring bags
  • a branded duffel bag

 

2016 Team USA Women's Gymnastics

The women who dominated Rio received the following 40 items from Nike:

  • two sports bras
  • three pair workout leggings
  • two pair of workout trousers
  • six t-shirts
  • four tank tops
  • two warmup jackets
  • two long sleeved pullovers
  • two caps
  • two pair of athletic shoes
  • one pair of sandals
  • three pair of footie socks
  • four pair of shorts
  • a water bottle
  • a wrist strap
  • a passport cover
  • a watch
  • a drawstring bag
  • a branded duffel bag

What’s even better is that all of this gear has been made available to the public by visiting The Olympic Shop, which is the official online store of the 2016 Rio Olympics. So as you self medicate your Olympic withdrawals with the numerous highlight videos and “Best Of” gifs undoubtably emerging on your timeline, remember all is not lost. You can sit at your desk / cubicle / favorite coffee shop and still dress like an Olympian.

Next up, Tokyo in 2020!!!

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