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Carlos Arthur Nuzman dismissed from the post of President of the National Olympic Committee of Brazil, the official website of the organization.

Nuzman, was arrested on 5 October on suspicion of corruption.

He is accused of bribery in the amount of 2 million dollars with the choice of the capital of 2016 Olympics.

Election of the host of the Games was held on 2 October 2009, won by Rio de Janeiro.

In the final round of the Brazilian city won Madrid (66:32), and Spain’s capital won the first round.