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JR unveils giant athletes in Rio De Janeiro

August 3, 2016
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In anticipation of the Olympic Games opening this week-end in Rio De Janeiro, French artist JR unveiled a series of giant installations.

The first giant street art piece represents Sudanese athlete Mohamed Younes Idriss who lives and trains in cologne, germany. ‘He missed out on qualification for the 2016 rio olympics but he is there some how,’ JR says.

The second artwork which  can be found around the barra neighborhood, showing a diver leaping into an adjacent area of the ocean. also attached to large-scale metal beams, the artwork illustrates an athlete with arms stretched open hovering over nearby rocks and making its way into the water below.

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