Tragedy ahead of Rio Olympics

Emergency personnel at work after a section of a cycling path built for the upcoming Olympic Games 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, collapsed earlier this week. Two people were killed when strong waves caused a 50m section of the path to collapse.
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Emergency personnel at work after a section of a cycling path built for the upcoming Olympic Games 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, collapsed earlier this week. Two people were killed when strong waves caused a 50m section of the path to collapse.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 23, 2016, with the headline 'Tragedy ahead of Rio Olympics'. Print Edition | Subscribe