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MEXICO 68
Fred R. Smith
July 15, 1968
The roads to the venues are being painted with vivid stripes, keyed to the events, and signs and giant balloons with sports symbols point the way in an effort to make Mexico City's complicated street layout less of a jungle for the Olympic visitor. The Sports Palace, the Olympic Pool and Gymnasium and the rowing course beside the floating gardens of Xochimilco were the major new constructions for the Games. Mexico possessed unusually fine sports facilities before it won the Olympics and has spent a conservative $44 million on new buildings.
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July 15, 1968

Mexico 68

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The roads to the venues are being painted with vivid stripes, keyed to the events, and signs and giant balloons with sports symbols point the way in an effort to make Mexico City's complicated street layout less of a jungle for the Olympic visitor. The Sports Palace, the Olympic Pool and Gymnasium and the rowing course beside the floating gardens of Xochimilco were the major new constructions for the Games. Mexico possessed unusually fine sports facilities before it won the Olympics and has spent a conservative $44 million on new buildings.

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