List of Security Incidents in Olympics Rio 2016

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The latest report incident was with Ryan Lochte and his fellow swimmers who were stopped and robbed by armed men while in a taxi — Ryan Lochte and Others Robbed at Rio Olympics 2016

Prior to that these are the following incidents reported so far

August 11 – Russian swimmer Evgeny Korotyshkin who is not a competitor was robbed and was able to take a photo of the two armed men and had it posted on instagram, however, it seems he has taken it down
August 6 – An attempted robbery againts opening ceremony security co-ordinator as he left the Maracana stadium the morning after, it was reported that his guards opened fire on the assailants, one was killed
August 6 – Robbery against Portuguese education minister in Ipanema as he came from a cycling event
August 6 – A bullet tore through the tent and entered the equestrian media centre

August 5 – Robbery at knifepoint on Ipanema beach against two rowing coaches, this was reported by the Australian Olympic Committee

Sarcasm on the Rio 2016 security is brought to social media, saying they are able to confiscate a bug spray —

Other people reporting about security are as follows:

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