Former Head Of Brazilian Olympic Committee Found Guilty Of Corruption, Sentenced To 30 years & 11 Months In Jail

PAN AM GAMES: Opening Ceremony
Jul 13, 2007; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; The president of the Pan American Sport Organization (ODEPA), Mario Vazquez Rana (R), shakes hands with the Brazilian Olympic Committee president Carlos Arthur Nuzman during opening ceremonies for the Pan American Games at Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Copyright © 2007 Mark J. Rebilas

Former head of the Brazilian Olympic Committee, Carlos Arthur Nuzman, was sentenced to 30 years and 11 months in jail for buying votes for Rio de Janeiro to host the 2016 Summer Olympics.

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