ATLANTA (August 8, 2016) - Allow us to introduce you to the Georgia Aquarium Games Team, a diverse group of natural-born athletes consisting of sea lions, bottlenose dolphins, manta rays and more. The games in Rio are all about recognizing man’s physical capabilities, however, the amazing animals of Georgia Aquarium far surpass the human caliber.

From Aug. 8 through 21, tune in to our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages to watch in awe as these marine competitors demonstrate their amazing athleticism, grace, speed and agility through a variety of aquatic-themed events. Cheer on your favorite animal in events ranging from gymnastics to swimming, from the high jump to archery and even basketball! Be sure to follow along with hashtag #GeorgiaAquariumGames



Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that contains more than 10 million gallons of water and has the largest collection of aquatic animals. Georgia Aquarium’s mission is to be a scientific institution that entertains and educates, features exhibits and programs of the highest standards, and offers engaging and exciting guest experiences that promote the conservation of aquatic biodiversity throughout the world. Georgia Aquarium is an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and the Alliance of Marine Mammal Parks and Aquariums. For additional information, visit