The housing is a disaster, and now this, three days from opening day,
– Freak 15-foot waves lashed Copacabana beach in Rio over the weekend
– Sunbathers were forced to run for cover as the waves battered the shore
– The Olympic broadcasting studio perched on the beach became flooded
– Now there are fears the temporary structure could collapse into the sea
Cursed? Only by corruption and incompetence:
It comes after leading scientists in Rio described the location of the studios as ‘one of the worst places along the shore.’
The inaugural ceremony is scheduled for next Friday, August 5.