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June 21, 2016

Paralympian Mugged in Rio in Advance of Olympics

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“Six-time Australian Paralympics athlete 47-year-old Liesl Tesch had her bike stolen at a bus stop near her hotel on Sunday morning by two men, who threatened her and sailing team member Sarah Ross with a pistol,” said the CNN article.

Autralian authorities are demanding better security as the Olympic games approach.

The photograph shows Liesl Tesch during the 2012 Olympics in London.