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Strong Winds Destroy Main Ramp At Olympic Sailing Venue

Photo credit: Michael Heiman/Getty Images

Olympic venues continue to demonstrate their shoddy, dangerous nature as tonight we learned the main ramp of the Olympic sailing venue at Marina da Glória was torn to pieces by wind and three-meter-high waves.

The photo above was taken five days ago. Here’s how the venue looked after today’s assault by the sea:

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The waves also flooded an international broadcast center at Copacabana Beach...for the second time.

[Globo]

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