About half of the 7.5 million tickets will cost less than 70 reais ($26.70), while the cheapest are 40 reais. Students, the elderly and people with physical disabilities, including obesity, can get a further 50 percent discount. Buyers of the 20 reais tickets can split payments across three monthly installments, according to Renato Ciuchini, commercial executive director at Rio 2016.
“That is two bus fares,” he said. “We believe that this is accessible to all Brazilians.”
Shouldn't the Olympics be encouraging people to be active, not obese?