(4 Aug 2016) French President Francois Hollande visited the athletes village in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday.
He posed for photographs with some of France’s Olympians including members of the women’s basketball team and judoka Teddy Riner, who is France’s flag-bearer for Friday’s opening ceremony at the Maracana Stadium.
He also offered to travel home with women’s basketball player Celine Dumerc, who is out of the Rio Games after injuring her ankle in training.
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