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By Jayme Monsanto, Senior Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO - The first visit of the Rio 2016 Coordinating Commission to Rio de Janeiro was a complete success. On January 17th, four representatives of the commission arrived at the city for three days of intense meetings with the local government and visits to the 2016 Olympic venue sites.

The International Olympics Committee (IOC) assembled this Commission to assist the Local Organizing Committee during the period leading up to the Olympic Games, as well as to monitor the progress of the preparations.

Although the commission . . .

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