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Rio Mayor: Olympic sailing venues, won't be clean
25th March, 2015
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There’s something rotten off the coast of Rio and unfortunately for those participating in next year’s Olympic sailing events, they’ll likely have to compete in it. Rio’s Mayor Eduardo Paes confirmed to Brazil’s SporTV that Guanabara Bay, which has become a receptacle for some of the city of 12 million’s untreated sewage, will likely not be fully cleaned up by the time the Olympics kick off next summer.

“I think it’s a shame,” Paes told SporTV on Monday. “I think it’s a lost opportunity.”

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