Triathlon tests Rio’s Olympic readiness


RIO DE JANEIRO: Elite triathletes from around the world raced off Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana Beach on Sunday (Monday in Manila) in a dress rehearsal for next year’s Olympic Games. The event was vital for athletes looking to secure spots on their national Olympic teams but just as much a test of the city’s ability to stage the world’s biggest sporting event in exactly 12 months.



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