Athletes complain of unpreparedness of compounds in Rio's Olympic Village

The head of the Australian Olympic team has described blocked toilets and exposed wiring at athletes' residences. The lack of preparedness has dealt yet another blow ahead of next month's Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Brazil has faced criticism for the state of its Athletes Village, where more than 18,000 athletes and coaching staff will be hosted during the international sporting competition in Rio de Janeiro next month.

Australia's Olympic team on Sunday complained of uninhabitable and unsafe rooms and refused to check in.

The New Zealand and the UK teams also complained about their accommodations, although the latter has decided to remain at the complex.

Read more on Deutsche Welle.

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