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When it rains it pours: Now Rio is rocked by torrential storm, causing chaos during pole vault final, discus throws, 110m hurdles and sailing on Guanabara Bay

Athletes competing in track and field had to put up with a disrupting downpour Monday night. Strong winds and rain assailed Rio de Janeiro as competitors ran the 110-hurdles preliminaries. Orlando Ortega (center) of Spain competes under heavy rain during the men’s 110m hurdles                    Germany’s Matthias Buhler competes through…