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Olympics park venues welcome thousands

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The Rio Olympics is getting ready to welcome thousands of visitors Saturday. 

Today, workers were busy putting final touches on the venues. 

The park will open to the public Saturday as the first full day of Olympic competition kicks off. 

The Olympic park is home to nine venues, including Aquatics Stadium, home of swimming, and the Rio Olympic Arena, home of gymnastics. 

The 2016 Rio Olympics Ceremony is tonight at 6:30 PM. You can watch it live on our website.

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