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BID CITY PROFILE AND FACT SHEET


Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Bid: 2012 Summer Olympic Games

Population: 5,937,300

Location: Rio de Janeiro lies on the Atlantic coast of Southern Brazil in South America. It is North-East of Sao Paulo.

Olympic History: Rio bid for the 1936 and 2004 Summer Games. South America has never hosted an Olympic Games.

Bid Status: Failed to make short list May 18, 2004.

Estimated Games Cost: US$2.005 Billion (an additional US$4 Billion will be invested in infrastructure)

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Mini Bid Book: Click here to load PDF in new window

Message Board: Click here to open board in new window

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