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Philip Wilkinson, Media Manager for Rio 2016

By Michela DellaMonica, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL — After the World Cup ends in July, the next mega event on everyone's mind for Rio is the 2016 Olympics, the first ever to be held in South America. Along with the global focus has come Philip Wilkinson, a British expatriate working as the international media manager for Rio 2016, and after a year he has been making strides while settling into the Carioca lifestyle.

Having visited Rio once before back in 2004 on a backpacking trip, Wilkinson finds himself back here in the Cidade Maravilhosa this time . . .

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