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One year on after the Olympic Games Rio 2016: What is the legacy?

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Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Twelve months on from the Olympic Games Rio 2016 and Agberto Guimaraes the Executive Director of Sport for the Brazilian Olympic Committee says “give us a little more time” before evaluating the true legacy.

The Olympics Games Rio 2016 were the first to be held in South America and when they were awarded to Rio in 2009, Brazil was the region’s great economic success. Unfortunately, in the seven year period before the actual staging of the Games, the country suffered economic, political and social challenges, many of which remain today.

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VNR Sections

EXTRA INTERVIEW: Diego Matias Hypólito, Rio 2016 Gymnastics Silver Medalist

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EXTRA INTERVIEW: Rafaella Silva, Brazilian Judo Gold Medalist

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