3. And One More, for Good Measure…

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As a promotional event for the Olympics, 28 skydivers attempted to recreate the Olympic rings over Rio. Two of these skydivers lost their lives in the attempt.

4. Debt on Debt

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All the planning and construction for the Olympics put Rio de Janiero approximately $1 billion (USD) in debt. Rio de Janiero only got bailed out on the 30th of June.