Rio 2016 chief hospitalized for abnormal heartbeat

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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- The president of the Rio 2016 Olympic organizing committee has been hospitalized with an abnormal heartbeat.

Rio's Olympic committee said in a statement that Carlos Nuzman was having a routine health exam Tuesday when doctors noticed an abnormal heart rhythm. Nuzman checked himself into a hospital at his doctor's recommendation and was having more tests Wednesday.

Rio de Janeiro is preparing to host the 2016 Olympics.