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This Is The Reason Why Rio Olympic Village Pool Turned Green

People were all set to watch the Olympics last night with snacks on their laps and eyes fixated on the television screens. But as the female divers splashed the water, we noticed something weird going on with the color of the pool.

Suddenly, it was green. Yes- green.

I don't know how this works out but it looked pretty gross at first sight and every sight after that.

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This Is The Reason Why Rio Olympic Village Pool Turned Green

This Is The Reason Why Rio Olympic Village Pool Turned Green

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Yes, diving seems like pretty fun sport but when what an Olympian is diving towards look toxic green, we are forced to reconsider.

Olympic Pool Turned Green

Maria Lenk Aquatic Centre didn't appear to be this green on Monday, so what changed?

The picture tweeted by Tom Daley portrays the shocking difference between the colors of both the pools.

One answer to your question is- lack of sanitation.

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Let's just say that the presence of algae in the pool made it an unpleasant event.

Olympic Pool Turned Green

Brett Blair, the national manager of the Jim's Pool care, shared his thoughts.

Olympic Pool Turned Green

"It's a very curious one, because the main reason a pool normally goes green is lack of sanitation. The scary part is how at a world event, a pool could go green. It's unbelievable.

You just had to make sure the pool was okay. Where is that guy? Where is the guy looking after the pool?"

Oh well, same thoughts exactly.

Oh well, same thoughts exactly.

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