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Work starts on Deodoro Olympic Park, the second largest Rio 2016 venue cluster
Nine venues, including some built for 2007 Pan-American Games, will host 11 Olympic and four Paralympic sports
Rio’s city government announced on Thursday (3 July) that work has begun on the construction of Deodoro Olympic Park, the second largest cluster of Rio 2016 Games venues. Three of the nine venues in the complex already exist, a legacy of the 2007 Pan-American Games and the 2011 World Military Games. Deodoro will host 11 Olympic and four Paralympic sports when Rio stages the first edition of the Games in South America.
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