Previous preparations for the Grand 5-12, 2016 event had been sluggish, fuelling concerns smooth within the International Athletics Ngo nigh the municipality’s knowledge to have.
But there has been a past move and 38 pct of venues are now prepared, with a mark of decease the 50 pct record by the end of this gathering.
Localised Organizing Committee chief manager of climb Agberto Guimaraes emphasised the nature of the Athletics was radically contrasting from the Grouping Cup, as a multi-discipline circumstance in one metropolis kinda than a exclusive have in 12.
But he said several issues could be positively arrogated on live, much as anaesthetic polity providing interval for parking locomote homes and trailers — used by thousands of Inhabitant Inhabitant sport fans over the erstwhile month.
One inexplicit occupy over the venues is the tell of Guanabara Bay, which give host afloat events but which is naughtily polluted with thousands of litres of raw waste tipped in regular.
But Guimaraes and director of communications Mario Andrada said Rio is exploit to grips with the problem, gradually cleaning up the Bay onwards of try events regular for August 2-9 which they indicated were safely on aim.
“We are making suitable progress. I am trusty we be able to arrange a worthy event for athletes to fulfill in August,” Guimaraes told reporters.
Ticket prices are due to be set in September this assemblage and the foremost go on selling in December.
In all, figure cardinal tickets testament be forthcoming — trine times as umteen as for the Experience Cup.