While he was in Rio, Redgrave took some time to both see and row at the future venue of the rowing competitions at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, and was impressed with it.
“It’s a marvellous setting, it’s absolutely stunning. In our sport normally we compete outside the city – we never get to compete in the heart of a city, but here in Rio we have got that chance.”
Read more about Sir Steve Redgrave’s visit to the Rio 2016 rowing venue here on the official Rio 2016 website.
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