I know this is not the question here. But I would like to share some thoughts. I think there's no room to ask whether Rio de Janeiro was successful in hosting the Games or not. The answer was given: there were problems (as in every previous editions) but the result was positive.
I remember the months and weeks prior to the Games. Newspapers all around the world predicted a catastrophe in Rio: Zika virus was an invincible threat; the facilities would not be ready; the domestic political crisis would exacerbate the financial crisis which, in its turn, would make it impossible to carry out m