In pictures: Rio's Olympic venues, six months on

Eight pictures which show Rio’s Olympic venues abandoned and in disrepair


Sports Desk February 16, 2017
View of the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro. PHOTO: AFP

Olympic Aquatics Stadium, which was used for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, on February 5, 2017. PHOTO: REUTERS

Aerial view of the Maracana Stadium, which held the opening and closing ceremonies of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, shows the turf being dry, worn and filled with ruts and holes on January 12, 2017. PHOTO: REUTERS

A woman carries a baby in front of the Deodoro Sports Complex on February 7, 2017. The clapboard reads: " We are in recess for maintenance of the pool, we will return in January. Merry Christmas and Happy new year". PHOTO: REUTERS

The Olympic park on January 15, 2017. PHOTO: REUTERS

Olympic Aquatics Stadium on February 5, 2017. PHOTO: REUTERS

Children play football at the Olympic park on February 5, 2017. PHOTO: REUTERS

Olympic Aquatics Stadium on February 5, 2017. PHOTO: REUTERS

An aerial view of the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on January 15, 2017. PHOTO: REUTERS

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