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Tuesday, August 7, 2012

What Happens To Olympic Stadiums After The Games?

It’s called the center piece of the London Olympics — the $760 million Olympic Park. It was home to what’s being called the most elaborate Olympic Opening Ceremonies ever, and this week it hosted the world’s most talented track stars.

But despite the millions of dollars and countless man hours, officials say after the Games, they want to reduce the size of the stadium by taking off the upper tier.

So what traditionally happens to Olympic Stadiums after their two weeks in the limelight when they fade into obscurity?


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  • Bartie75

    make sure this stadium is used for sport for years to come. Come on greta britain get it together

    • Meganohnson1948

      i agree with you our taxes helped pay for the stadium and it should be used for all sports . this is our legacy to our children and also to keep the aquatic centre open. the outside gardens and surondind should be left as they are now.

  • Mikegboyle

    If the london games is wise, West Ham football club will get the olympic stadium. they will be forced to keep the track but hopefully with retractible seating. This will allow the stadium to be taken over by a club pretty much guranteed to fill a 40 to 50 thousand seater stadium every home game amd still provide a world class athletic venue ! Any other result will be as you have suggested. An empty forgotten dream of two weeks of genuine glory and hope that reflects much of the oylmpic stadia of the past! Mike Boyle

  • mega q

    lol its awesome

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