30 Haunting Images of Abandoned Olympic Venues

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It would appear that as quick as olympic venues are put up these days, they fall even faster. Here are 30 images of abandoned olympic venues of the past. Some more recent than you would think.

Sarajevo 1984 Winter Olympics Ski Jump Medal Podium

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Mount Igman Ski Jump

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Top of Jump

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Judges stand

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Overgrown Bobsled Track

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Graffiti on bottom turn of the track

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Remains of the Olympic Village

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Athens 2004 Summer Olympics Main Fountain Entrance

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Diving pool at the Aquatic Center

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Volleyball Arena

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OAKA Main Sports Hall

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Field Hockey Stadium

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Multi-Million dollar softball complex

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1972 Munich Summer Olympics Abandoned Train Station

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2008 Beijing Summer Olympics

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“Bird’s Nest” Opening Ceremonies Venue

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Beach Volleyball Stadium

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Rowing Canal

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Beijing Baseball Stadium

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BMX Track

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1936 Berlin Summer Olympics

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Olympic Village

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Main Amphitheater

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Diving Venue

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Helsinki 1952 Summer Olympics

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Main Swimming Stadium.

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The Olympics are a wonderful way to bring the world together, but this is an aftermath most people don't see. With the 2014 games finished in Sochi, you have to wonder what the $50 Billion pop-up city will look like years from now.