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Olympic rings structure unveiled in Rio de Janeiro

Olympic rings.
Olympic rings. Image by Jon Curnow / CC BY 2.0

The iconic Olympic Games rings structure were unveiled in Rio de Madureira Park on Wednesday evening. The park is one of three future sites where the public will be able to view live streams of the 2016 games on a large screen. The four-ton rings stretch 82 feet wide and 39 feet high. They arrived in Rio after a twenty-day ocean voyage and remained covered in the park until the official unveiling. Read more: riotimesonline.com