Rio to Gain Olympic Training Center: Daily

By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The London 2012 Olympics may still be underway, but officials in Rio - where the next Games are to be held in 2016 - have announced that the Olympic Park, which will be located in Barra da Tijuca in Rio’s Zona Oeste (West Zone), will be transformed into an Olympic Training Center after the 2016 Games have finished, in order to leave a "legacy" for the city and its people.

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