Thursday, March 19, 2015

Exclusive In pictures: Rio 2016 Olympics construction

Brazil to spend $2.4bn on infrastructure projects ahead of first ever South American Olympics

In pictures: Rio 2016 Olympics construction

Maracana Stadium, a Rio 2016 Olympic Games venue, is shown on February 24, 2015 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The city of Rio continues to prepare to host the upcoming Olympic Games which kickoff on August 5, 2016

In pictures: Rio 2016 Olympics construction

Construction continues at the Olympic Park for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in the Barra da Tijuca neighborhood on February 24, 2015 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Olympic Park will occupy 1.18 million square meters hosting 16 Olympic disciplines and will be the heart of the games.

In pictures: Rio 2016 Olympics construction

Work continues on the Deodoro Olympic Park, the second largest cluster of Rio 2016 Olympic Games venues, on February 24, 2015 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The city of Rio continues to prepare to host the upcoming Olympic Games which kickoff on August 5, 2016.

In pictures: Rio 2016 Olympics construction

Construction continues at the Tennis Centre in the Olympic Park for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in the Barra da Tijuca neighborhood on February 24, 2015 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Olympic Park will occupy 1.18 million square meters hosting 16 Olympic disciplines and will be the heart of the games.

In pictures: Rio 2016 Olympics construction

In pictures: Rio 2016 Olympics construction

In pictures: Rio 2016 Olympics construction

In pictures: Rio 2016 Olympics construction

Olympic Stadium, a primary Rio 2016 Olympic Games venue, is shown on February 24, 2015 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The city of Rio continues to prepare to host the upcoming Olympic Games which kickoff on August 5, 2016.

In pictures: Rio 2016 Olympics construction

In pictures: Rio 2016 Olympics construction

Olympic Stadium (C), a primary Rio 2016 Olympic Games venue, is shown on February 24, 2015 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The city of Rio continues to prepare to host the upcoming Olympic Games which kickoff on August 5, 2016.

In pictures: Rio 2016 Olympics construction

Construction continues at the golf course for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in the Barra da Tijuca neighborhood on February 24, 2015 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The city of Rio continues to prepare to host the upcoming Olympic Games which kickoff on August 5, 2016. 

In pictures: Rio 2016 Olympics construction

In pictures: Rio 2016 Olympics construction