Via The Guardian

With aims of a top-five finish and mindful of Brazil’s high crime rate, the AOC is warning Australia’s Olympic hopefuls they’ll be in Rio de Janeiro primarily to do a job.

AOC secretary general Fiona de Jong says Australians’ focus at the first-ever South American Olympics must be on performance and safety. Brazil’s military, federal and civil police as well as the army, fire department and intelligence agencies are committed to ensuring a safe Games amid growing security fears.

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