Check out the abandoned Rio Olympic Venues just six months after the Summer games!

Just six months after the summer Olympics were held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil the site remains empty and forgotten like so many Olympic venues before.

In a series of eerie and sad photos released the 2016 Summer Olympic venues in Rio de Janeiro appear filthy and deserted.

Image credits: Carolina Oliveira Castro

Before the Summer games began it was hoped the city would be lifted out of both poverty and debt by making back the money they’d spent.

However, in reality, that wasn’t the case at all. Rio 2016, was a bit of a disaster in many respects.

Image credits: Silvia Izquierdo

With a Zika virus outbreak, reports of Russian athletes doping and a whole lot of corruption.

What remains is the very realistic debt to international creditors.

Image credits: Vanderlei Almeida

Now the Olympic Park is left with murky pools, worn terrain and a whole lot of vandalism.

Even seats have been ripped from stadiums.

Image credits: Silvia Izquierdo

The future of these neglected and forgotten buildings remains uncertain.

Image credits: Vanderlei Almeida

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