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Rio 2016 Security: Brazil Not Taking Any Chances

Other Sports | CNN-News18 | July 27, 2016, 1:40 pm
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Brazilian soldiers keep watch along Ipanema beach, a beach close to Copacabana, one of the Olympic venue areas. (Getty Images)

Brazilian soldiers keep watch along Ipanema beach, a beach close to Copacabana, one of the Olympic venue areas. (Getty Images)

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Brazilian soldiers patrol the Transolimpic Road near the Olympic Park. The Rio 2016 Olympic Games commence on August 5 and the Armed Forces formally began patrols of Olympic venue areas and other strategic points in the city. (Getty  Images)

Brazilian soldiers patrol the Transolimpic Road near the Olympic Park. The Rio 2016 Olympic Games commence on August 5 and the Armed Forces formally began patrols of Olympic venue areas and other strategic points in the city. (Getty Images)

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Helicopter Armed Forces patrol the city near the Christ the Redeemer. The Rio 2016 Olympic Games commence on August 5. (Getty Images)

Helicopter Armed Forces patrol the city near the Christ the Redeemer. The Rio 2016 Olympic Games commence on August 5. (Getty Images)

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A Brazilian soldier patrols the Olympic Park. (Getty Images)

A Brazilian soldier patrols the Olympic Park. (Getty Images)

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Brazilian soldiers patrol the Olympic Village . The Rio 2016 Olympic Games commence on August 5 and the Armed Forces formally began patrols of Olympic venue areas. (Getty Images)

Brazilian soldiers patrol the Olympic Village . The Rio 2016 Olympic Games commence on August 5 and the Armed Forces formally began patrols of Olympic venue areas. (Getty Images)

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Brazilian National Force soldiers patrol along Copacabana beach, a venue site for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (Getty Images)

Brazilian National Force soldiers patrol along Copacabana beach, a venue site for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (Getty Images)

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Brazilian soldiers stand on patrol during a security rehearsal of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games opening ceremony outside Maracana stadium. Brazil announced on July 15 it was bolstering security for the Olympics following the truck attack in  Nice, France, which killed at least 84 people. The Olympics opening ceremony is August 5 at Maracana stadium. (Getty Images)

Brazilian soldiers stand on patrol during a security rehearsal of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games opening ceremony outside Maracana stadium. Brazil announced on July 15 it was bolstering security for the Olympics following the truck attack in Nice, France, which killed at least 84 people. The Olympics opening ceremony is August 5 at Maracana stadium. (Getty Images)