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Rio Wins 2016 Olympic Bid

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And The Winner Is ... Rio

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has elected Rio de Janeiro as the Host city for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games.

The announcement was made Friday evening, local time, from the Bella Conference Center in Copenhagen, Denmark.

GamesBids.com will be providing news and reaction on the IOC's decision, directly from Copenhagen. 

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2016 Olympic Bid News Summary
Bid Status: Rio won bid
Bid Date: October 2, 2009
Bid Location: IOC Congress in Copenhagen Denmark
Description: Chicago, Madrid, Rio de Janeiro and Tokyo have been selected to the shortlist and will compete to host the 2016 Olympic Games. Baku, Doha and Prague were eliminated June 5, 2008.
Bid Book: Link To Bid Book
Web Site: http://2009olympiccongress.com