Bader TV takes a look at the Venue Preparations for the Upcoming Rio Summer Olympics
Rio de Janeiro, February 2016 – With the days winding down to the start of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, the Bader TV News Rio video team to the air to check out the venue and witness the construction and development.
Rio Olympic officials say the Olympic Park is now 97% completed and three venues are already concluded: Carioca Arena 1, Arena of the Future and the IBC.
The Olympic Park is the heart of the Rio 2016 Games: it occupies an area of 1.18 million square meters, where 16 Olympic sports will be hosted: basketball, track cycling, artistic and rhythmic gymnastics, trampoline, handball, judo, Greco-Roman and Freestyle wrestling, synchronized swimming, swimming, water polo, diving, taekwondo, fencing and tennis) – and also 9 Paralympic sports (wheelchair basketball, boccia, cycling, football 5-a-side, goal ball, judo, swimming, wheelchair rugby and wheelchair tennis.
After the Games, the Olympic Park will become a spacious sports and educational complex for the Barra and Jacarepaguá region, to be used by students from the public school system, high-performance athletes, social projects and special events. An important legacy at the park will be the transformation of Carioca Arena 3 into an Olympic Experimental School (GEO, in Portuguese) for 1,000 students, converging full-time sports practice (10 disciplines) and education up to 8th grade under the same roof.
Bader TV News – Rio News Operations