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Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the opening of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the opening of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil:

“With the parade of athletes into Maracanã Stadium in Rio, the world will come together to celebrate excellence, friendship, and respect in sport with the official opening of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.