Also known as Aterro do Flamengo, the Brigadeiro Eduardo Gomes Park is the largest leisure area of Rio de Janeiro. The place has a strong sport tradition. Flamengo Park is the arrival point of marathons, besides being one of the main segments of Rio's Cycling Race. With its 1.2 million m² of lawns, flowering shrubs and trees is one of the loveliest and most important landscaping areas in the city. Running along the shoreline from the Santos Dumont Airport to Botafogo Bay, this park offers a wide array of attractions.During the 2016 Summer Olympics, the park will serve as host to athletics, and road cycling events.During the 2016 Summer Paralympics, the park will serve as host to track and field, marathon and road cycling events. In the background we see the Sugar Loaf is one of the main postcards of the city of Rio de Janeiro.