Guanabara


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Guanabara

(Portuguese ɡwənaˈbara)
n
(Placename) (until 1975) a state of SE Brazil, on the Atlantic and Guanabara Bay, now amalgamated with the state of Rio de Janeiro
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A German sailor, Erik Heil, was treated in hospital for the flesh-eating bacteria MRSA after sailing in a test event in Guanabara Bay in August.
The pair, who also own twice-placed Guanabara Bay and Sojourna, met at Epsom two years ago and Spence was taken aback by Anderson's interest.
The affected waterways include the Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas, where rowing will take place; Copacabana Beach, home to the triathlon swim and aquatic marathon; and Guanabara Bay, the sailing venue.
Two competitors had to be hospitalised following a recent test regatta at Rio's picturesque Guanabara Bay, while other events have been disrupted by floating debris such as rubbish and dead animals.
Les eaux polluees et pleines de dechets de la baie de Guanabara, ou doivent se derouler les epreuves de voile aux JO de Rio en 2016 (5 au 21 aout), seront propres, a promis mardi dernier, Thomas Bach, le president du CIO.
This is by far the worst water quality we've seen in our sailing careers," said coach Ivan Bulaja from the Austrian team, who says his sailors have lost valuable training days to illness in the time they have spent on Guanabara Bay.
Reduc is also a hub for pipelines linking oil terminals on Rio's Guanabara Bay, oil and gas fields in the offshore Campos Basin and refineries further inland.
Residents will enjoy a view to the Guanabara Bay and to Rio de Janeiro icons such as the Sugar Loaf and the Corcovado.
Mario Andrade, spokesman of the Rio 2016 organizing committee insisted the sailing competitions ''will be held in the Guanabara Bay, under the best possible Olympic conditions.
The five-day regatta, held on the 2016 Olympic waters of Guanabara Bay, threw up some expectedly challenging conditions.
Due to the high population of the capital city, naturally, the waste from the sewages of homes and industries spill out into the open sea, particularly through Guanabara Bay.
Twenty truckloads of sand were used to build the structure which stands on the shores of the city of Niteroi just across the Guanabara Bay from Rio de Janeiro.