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IWF visit in Rio

The IWF team with IOC colleagues successfully conducted the Olympic Results and Information Services (ORIS) Homologation Test in Rio de Janeiro. The competition management system to be used at the XXXI Olympic Games will be provided by Omega, same as for the 2012 London Olympic Games..

During the 2 days test in the Rio 2016 IT Laboratory all procedures, documents and exceptional situation have been tested and approved.

Following the ORIS Homologation Test, a Technical Delegate visit was held supervising the preparations, with special focus on the Test Event, Venue drawings, Sport Equipment, Athlete & TO Services, Broadcast, etc.

The team left Rio with a positive impression and the IWF is looking forward to return to Rio in April 2016 for the Test Event: Aquece Rio – South American Championships.