American Rower From Illinois Robbed at Gunpoint in Rio

US rower Jamie Schroeder was robbed at gunpoint while visiting a tourist site in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, but wasn't harmed.

Schroeder and his parents were visiting the Santa Teresa shrine when a motor scooter pulled up and a man pointed a gun at him. He was told to give the man whatever he had, and then the robber took off on the vehicle.

The 25-year-old Schroeder is from the Chicago suburb of Wilmette, IL.

He'll race tomorrow in the men's quad sculls.


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