FIG worried about Rio

International Gymnastics Federation:

“We have many meetings, the same meetings, but nothing happens. That is probably due to the lack of full-time competition directors on site. We are very worried about our test event, about accommodation and the type of apparatus to be used. We have still not heard anything on this side. We are in a period where those details now should be decided.” …

Over half of Olympic sports cite major concerns over Rio 2016, with calls for IOC contingency plans

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Brazilian authorities unveiled an infrastructure budget of 24.1 billion reais ($10.76 billion) for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, 25 percent more than planned, as they try to reassure the world they can deliver facilities on time.

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3 comments ↓

#1 jsafg on 04.18.14 at 4:42 am

I’m not sure about gymnastic specifics but the lead up to every Olympics [except for Sydney from memory ;) ] always seems to have reports about readiness/security/boycotts/over-budgets etc.

#2 FIG worried about Rio | Gymnastics News Network. on 04.18.14 at 7:00 am

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#3 Clinton on 04.19.14 at 4:40 am

I’m worried about the FIG.

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