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BMX Olympic Test Event in Rio Sees Course Changes and Rain

By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Aquece Rio BMX bike-riding test event took place on Sunday, October 4th, after the competition was reduced to one day rather than the scheduled two. Riders requested that modifications were made to the course in the X Park at the Deodoro venue following a training session on Friday, October 3rd, and so delaying Saturday’s races. Heavy rain on Sunday forced the competition to finish early.

Organizers said the event truly was a test of their ability to respond to the problems that arose but were satisfied with . . .

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