The City of Rio de Janeiro announced 95% of the Olympic Park concluded. In Barra da Tijuca, where the Olympic Park is, and at the Deodoro Sports Complex, six venues are already concluded and another eight reached 90% or more of its execution, according to a Rio press release. The most recent to reach this stage was the Tennis Centre, which received the last test-event of the year – the first in the Olympic Park – and had its main court inaugurated. The Tennis Centre reached its 90% all over the complex, which has 16 courts. The six venues that are concluded are: Arena of the Future (handball and goalball), the International Broadcast Center (IBC), the Golf Course, the Mountain Bike Center, the BMX Center and the Whitewater Stadium.
This story first appeared in the blog, The Sport Intern. The editor is Karl-Heinz Huba of Lorsch, Germany. He can be reached at ISMG@aol.com. The article is reprinted here with permission of Huba.