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Sailing 101: Venue

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Sailing 101: Venue

Learn more about the location and venue of the Olympic sailing events at the Rio Games.

Marina da Glória



A picturesque backdrop of Sugarloaf Mountain at Marina da Gloria during the August 2015 sailing test events for the Rio Games. Credit: (C) 2015 / International Olympic Committee / Bob Martin


In the northern side of the Copacabana zone, Marina da Glória will stage the Olympic sailing events. Flamengo Park and Guanabara Bay neighbor this venue, moreover, Sugarloaf and Corcovado mountains provide a pleasant postcard image for all spectators to enjoy.

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