525 crore while in October, hardly had any takers as of now. But the beauty was betrayed by Brazil’s tough times.Just this week the foundation that maintains the park said it could no longer do so because of a lack of funding For all the troubles before and during the Games Rio will surely be remembered for great sporting moments There was the remarkable comeback of American swimmer Michael Phelps who won five golds to reinforce his distinction as the most decorated Olympian of all time Jamaica’s Usain Bolt drew down the curtain on his brilliant Olympic career by securing a sweep of the sprint titles for a third successive Games And American gymnast Simone Biles the US flag bearer in the closing ceremony kicked off her Olympic run by tying the record of four gold medals in a single Games But at times it was hard to focus on the sporting triumphs taking place across the sprawling city A low point for Rio came when Ryan Lochte one of America’s most decorated swimmers said he was robbed at gunpoint That ignited further security concerns after a series of assaults against government ministers athletes and tourists But Lochte’s story quickly unravelled enraging Brazilians and Americans alike Brazilians could nevertheless take heart in the fact that there were no major mishaps or breaches after deadly attacks in Europe and the United States had prompted the biggest security operation in Brazil’s history with 85000 troops ‘DIFFICULT MOMENT’ “Even with all our problems we pulled off a good Olympics Nothing too bad happened and I’d say it was better than expected” said Nivea Araujo a Rio resident attending the closing ceremony For many in the football-mad nation the best Olympic moments happened in the Maracana where Brazil defeated Germany in footballon Saturday and pieced together a widely hailed opening ceremony despite the tight budget Rio won the right to host the Games in 2009 when the economy was booming and millions were pushing into the middle class “We are in a difficult moment as a country right now we can’t hide that but the Games were scheduled and I’m glad we could enjoy them” said Alessandro Freitas also from Rio One of the major concerns for Brazilians is what will be the final cost of the Games for a country and how much they actually helped improve the city’s infrastructure Many Rio residents could not afford tickets to events leaving them feeling on the sidelines of the city’s biggest undertaking And come Monday with the Games no longer a distraction Brazil gets back to its dour reality of duelling political and economic crises An impeachment vote in coming days could lead to the permanent ouster of suspended President Dilma Rousseff Interim President Michel Temer who was booed at the opening ceremony decided not to attend the closing event For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Reuters | Rio De Janeiro | Updated: August 22,and hit the net.result. won the Best Composition Award at The Indian Icon Film Awards (TIFFA) 2015.

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