Brazil: Rio de Janeiro continues to recycle its Olympic legacy six years later

The Rio City Hall defends that the reuse of the Rio 2016 facilities should have started quickly, as soon as the athletes left, and blames the previous administration, of Mayor Marcelo Crivella (2016-2020), for paralyzing everything that was planned to avoid Olympic waste.

On August 5, 2016, the Olympic flame shone in Rio de Janeiro's Maracanã stadium and illuminated for two weeks a city that invested vast amounts of money in making itself beautiful for the event.

Six years later, the "Marvelous City" still recycles part of the structures erected at that time.

The huge beams that formed the skeleton of the Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?