"We can't accept the paradigm that a big event in Italy means big theft and corruption. No, no, no," Montezemolo said to a rousing applause. "Every single euro invested must be accounted for. And every venue must have a legacy in place."
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"We can do the opening ceremony and the athletics tonight," Montezemolo said. "[We're] ready. Swimming tonight. ... Seventy percent of the venues are existing."
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