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Rio de Janeiro passed its first 2016 Olympics test with the end of an international sailing regatta on Guanabara Bay, one of the most heavily criticized venues in a city under attack for disorganization and construction delays. During the week-long event many athletes and coaches were surprised to find the bay’s notoriously dirty water – infamous for raw sewage, floating garbage, boat-battering debris and animal corpses – to be far cleaner than expected.

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