Lifeguards for Olympic swimmers, and other unusual jobs at the Rio Games

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The athletes are the focus of the Olympic Games. And they should be. But there are hundreds of jobs — big and small, paid and voluntary — that help support the competitors, and the Rio games overall.

Many of those jobs are the sorts you’d expect. Think coaches, officials and the people who have to collect the athletes’ urine tests. But take a look at these jobs that are a little more unusual.

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