Citius, Altius, Fortius – A look back at the 2016 Rio Olympics


Every four years the planet’s biggest multi-sport event comes around to thrill the masses.

The 2016 Olympic Games took place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

But just like previous editions the build-up to the Games was thick with controversy.

In times of economic hardship in the region the Games’ multibillion-dollar price tag raised concerns and tempers amongst locals.

And the threat of a mosquito-borne virus, high levels of pollution and crime rate and the usual delays in infrastructure and construction of venues also dominated the pre-Olympic headlines.

See euronews


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