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Madrid reaction to failed 2016 bid


Brazil will become the first South American country to host the Olympics, after the city of Rio de Janeiro was chosen to stage the 2016 Games.

There was shock and disappointment among crowds gathered in Madrid as they heard the news that they had lost out as host of the summer games.


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