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Among them: Rio's Olympic Swimming Center Rio's Olympic Velodrome Rio's Olympic Tennis Arena Better picture of Rio's Velodrome, in the shape of a cyclist helmut

Renders of Olympic and Paralympic Village unveiled. All condos will be sold after the games Details of the bathrooms Private Beach in Praia da Reserva, near Olympic Village

More at night WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Before questions, there is nobody seated in the left side, that's why both LCD big screens are turned off to save energy - ecofriendly stuff... AND THIS

I assume those akwardly shapped towers are for lighting and audio rigging for events. They are an unfortunate choice if they are permanent.

Yes, they are for audio and lighting and they will be permanent, which is not a bad choice BTW. It will allow the park to be opened over night if needed and to be quickly set up for any event.

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Port Area (HUGEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE) renovation under way

Refurbshment of the Warehouses in Rio's Port

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Suspended Gardens of Valongo (already refurbshed)

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Refurbshed the ruins of "Valong Old Port" (where slaves arrived in Rio)

This part of Rio was REALLY abandoned one year ago... It's impressive how it changed (still need some improvements, but it's wayssssssssss better

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New pavement in Rio's Port Area (already built - Part 1)

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New street standard of Rio de Janeiro's Downtown/Port pavement

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Temporary (!) Port Area Commuter Bus Terminal

(It got so charming that people is asking to leave this as permanent)

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Refurbshment of favelas

Mangueira (first plan - already built, second plan - under way)

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Valongo Square (Port Area)

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(the beautiful but old-looking building in the background will be retrofitted to become an hotel)

Other picture (this was taken moths ago, during the works, that's why the street in the side looks a bit construction site yet)

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New tunnel for cars and new system of modern tramvia (Light Rail)

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Favela Morro da ProvidĂȘncia Refurbshment

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Transoeste, the first BRT line for Olympics (already operating 4 years before the games!)

The buses

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New highway in Far West Rio, built for Transoeste and reducing STRONGLY time travel.

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Novo Leblon station

Barra cluster

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Inside the station

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Transoeste new tunnel connecting Recreio neighbourhood to Far West Rio area.

This tunnel reduced travel time across the mountains from 20-30 minutes to 2 (two!!!) minutes!

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And the sun-blindness blocker became an archtectural postcard of the region...

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The new subway wagons (made in China :unsure:) already parked in Rio...

Theese new wagons will be operating next year in the actual lines of Rio's suwbay

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Inside the trains (a bit whitey to a colorful city like Rio)

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They look better outside (they are already in Rio, missing only the logos in the fuselage by now)

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New "interactive" information board inside the trains

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Already testing in the stations/lines of Rio

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No, actually, the infield will be reduced. Indeed, the soccer pitch will be FIFA World Cup standard (smaller than previous configuration of Maracana).

Barra neighbourhood will host the Olympic Park (but not the Olympic Stadium nor the Ceremonies Stadium), the Media Village, the Olympic Village, Golf couse, Athletes Park and Athletes Beach.

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No, actually, the infield will be reduced. Indeed, the soccer pitch will be FIFA World Cup standard (smaller than previous configuration of Maracana).

Barra neighbourhood will host the Olympic Park (but not the Olympic Stadium nor the Ceremonies Stadium), the Media Village, the Olympic Village, Golf couse, Athletes Park and Athletes Beach.

Okay then how on Earth are they going to control 10,000 athletes during the parade of nations?

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But not all 10,000 athletes even be together in the city during the games...

Our marathonist arrived in London yesterday...

All judo athletes are already at home...

And many athletes who competes in the first day of games did not join the parade...

So, we get 3-4 thousand people... Maracana Stadium already hosted 350,000 people in a Kiss concert with no incident (and no subway in the exit of the show)...

I'm really not worried...

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During the PanAms, all athletes waited the parades sitted comfortably in Maracanazinho Arena (just next door and home of Volleyball matches - space for 15,000 people comfy).

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Huge Maracanazinho Arena (actually approx. 13,000 seats)

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Covered place for athletes and just an walk distance from Maracana Stadium Main Entrance...

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Smart, uh???

And already tested during the PanAms... -_-

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But not all 10,000 athletes even be together in the city during the games...

Our marathonist arrived in London yesterday...

All judo athletes are already at home...

And many athletes who competes in the first day of games did not join the parade...

So, we get 3-4 thousand people... Maracana Stadium already hosted 350,000 people in a Kiss concert with no incident (and no subway in the exit of the show)...

I'm really not worried...

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During the PanAms, all athletes waited the parades sitted comfortably in Maracanazinho Arena (just next door and home of Volleyball matches - space for 15,000 people comfy).

Very smart its not an issue I just wanted to see cuz during the ceremonies where would they be standing or sitting?

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Intoronto, I'm affraid you just want to troll a bit...

If you want informations over Rio a nice discussion over the challenges of hosting the games, I'll be always open...

But if you want to detract something, just tell me and don't make me lose my time...

They will probably be standing in the center of the field, like always.

It seems Intoronto didn't watched the OC of London... and Beijing, Athens, Sydney, Atlanta, Barcelona, Seoul...............................

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Intoronto, I'm affraid you just want to troll a bit...

If you want informations over Rio a nice discussion over the challenges of hosting the games, I'll be always open...

But if you want to detract something, just tell me and don't make me lose my time...

It seems Intoronto didn't watched the OC of London... and Beijing, Athens, Sydney, Atlanta, Barcelona, Seoul...............................

I am not trolling at all and this has nothing to do with Rio being ready. The difference between Rio and London... and Beijing, Athens, Sydney, Atlanta, Barcelona, Seoul and Rio is that all of them had a running track, Rio does not. Hence my question. If athletes stand I believe there will be no space, because of the absence of the running track.

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