Largest Olympic Village Ever Set to Open in Barra da Tijuca

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In less than two months, over ten thousand athletes from across the globe will arrive in Rio de Janeiro with the goal of achieving Olympic glory. Recently, the Rio 2016 Organizing Committee unveiled the Olympic Village in Barra da Tijuca, which the thousands of athletes, coaches, officials, staff, and national delegations will call home during the 2016 Olympic Games.

Construction of the Olympic Village began in 2013 on a stretch of approximately 800,000 square meters of land in Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?