First Olympic facility opens in Rio de Janeiro

The first facility of the Deodoro Sports Complex, one of the main locations for the 2016 Olympic Games, opened Monday in Rio de Janeiro.

Olympic rings.

Olympic rings. Image by Jon Curnow / CC BY 2.0

The BMX cycling arena has two tracks over 300 meters long for male and female cycling events. The test event of the International BMX Challenge will be held at the venue on 3 October, and during the 2016 Games, 11 Olympic and four Paralympic events will take place at the arena. Read more: riotimesonline.com

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