The Olympic Aquatics Stadium will be the focus of attention when the Rio 2016 water polo test event takes place this week.
The four-day event, set to conclude on Friday (April 29), will see four junior men’s water polo teams from Rio de Janeiro compete at the brand-new venue in Barra Olympic Park.
The venue will have to comply with rigorous rules for the Olympic water polo competition, including temperature requirements.
"Every team needs to train to perform well," said Paulo Cezar Fernandes, water polo manager at Rio 2016.
"The people here - coordinators, supervisors and staff - are no different to the athletes and we are preparing everything for the Games."
The groups for the men's and women's Olympic water polo events at Rio 2016 were drawn earlier this month following the conclusion of the final qualification tournament in Trieste in Italy.
World champions Serbia will meet nine-time Olympic gold medallists Hungary in the headline encounter of the men’s group stage.
The United States will be chasing a second successive gold medal in the eight-team women's tournament after victory at London 2012.
The majority of the round-robin games will take place in the renovated Maria Lenk Aquatic Center.
The knockout games are due to be held from August 14 to 20 at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium, which will also host the Olympic swimming competition from August 6 to 13 and Paralympic swimming from September 8 to 17.