Rio Opens First Facility in Deodoro for 2016 Games

By Shalina Chatlani, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The first facility of the Deodoro Sports Complex, one of the primary locations for the 2016 Olympic Games, was opened on Sunday (August 31st) by the Mayor of Rio Eduardo Paes. The BMX cycling competition arena will host eleven Olympic and four Paralympic games and later become a Radical Park, a legacy for the residents of the area.

The arena, which has about 4,000 meters of area and two tracks over 300 meters long for female and male cycling games, will host the Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?