Video shows progress in the city’s preparations for the Rio 2016 Games

Check out images of venue construction and infrastructure projects underway in the city

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The Olympic Park in Barra da Tijuca will be the heart of the Rio 2016 Games (Photo: Empresa Olímpica Municipal)

The city of Rio de Janeiro is working at full steam in its preparations to host South America’s first Olympic and Paralympic Games. An organising committee video presented at the 126th International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session in Sochi, Russia, shows how construction is progressing in the four Rio 2016 Games competition zones: Barra, Copacabana, Maracanã and Deodoro.

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