Work progresses at Rio 2016 venues

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| Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 10:17
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Work progresses at Rio 2016 venues

Rio De janeiro: At least 12 of 16 venues at Rio's two largest Olympic sports precincts are more than 90 percent complete, organisers said.
 
Barra Olympic Park - the biggest event cluster - is 92 percent ready, up from 89 percent last month, Xinhua news agency on Tuesday reported citing Rio2016.com.
 
The most advanced venues at Barra are Carioca 3 Arena and the International Broadcast Centre (both 97 percent). The least advance is the velodrome, where work has reached 70 percent.
 
Two venues at Deodoro Park - the mountain bike and BMX courses - are already finished. 
 
Meanwhile, Whitewater Stadium is 98 percent complete and Youth Arena 68 percent finished. Deodoro is the second-largest venue complex.
 
Work on the Olympic and Paralympic village is 97 percent complete while the golf course is 98 percent ready. 
 

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