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Rio Inaugurates Athletes’ Forest at Parque Radical

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Rio de Janeiro city and Olympic officials joined with athletes and municipal school students last week to unveil the Athletes’ Forest at Parque Radical in Deodoro. At the ceremony, one hundred seedlings were planted in a six thousand square meter grassy knoll alongside Parque Radical, which was the site of the canoe slalom, mountain bike and BMX cycling competitions during the Rio 2016 Olympics.

Rio Mayor Eduardo Paes . . .

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