Abandoned Olympic Venues

Abandoned Olympic Venues
Abandoned Olympic Venues
#1. Bobsled Track, Sarajevo, 1984 Winter Olympics Venue
image
The Bobsled Track from the 1984 Sarajevo Winter Olympics seen on Mt Trebevic has already been abandoned and left to crumble into oblivion. Most of the Olympic venues in Sarajevo have been reduced to rubble due to neglect.
#2. Bobsleigh Track, Sarajevo, 1984 Winter Olympics
image
Found in Mt. Trebevic, the bobsleigh and luge track and other related infrastructure have been crumbling more and more every passing year. However, downhill bikers have been frequenting this Winter Olympics venue a lot more often, bringing back the fear and adrenaline rush of the track.
#3. Olympic Village, Athens, 2004 Summer Olympics Venue
image
This was a training pool for athletes at the Olympic Village in Athens. It has been abandoned after the event.
#4. Swimming Pool, Berlin, 1936 Summer Olympics
image
This is an abandoned swimming pool from the 1935 Olympic Village west of Berlin. It used to house over 4,000 athletes. After the Olympic games, it was used as a barracks for the German army before being abandoned.
#5. Olympic Sports Complex, Sarajevo, 1984 Winter Olympics
image
This was once part of the Olympic Sports Complex built in Sarajevo for the 1984 Olympic games. It has since been converted into a graveyard.
#6. Ski Jumping Tower, Grenoble, France, 1968 Olympic Games
image
A beautiful and haunting view of the Ski Jumping Tower.
#7. Ski Jump Tower, Cortina D’ampezzo, Italy, 1956 Winter Olympics
image
Abandoned but still beautiful. What a waste of money.
#8. Main Swimming Pool, Athens, 2004 Summer Olympics Venue
image
The reporter’s seats have obviously deteriorated.
#9. Kayak and Canoeing Venue, Athens, 2004 Summer Olympics
image
A venue that was once bustling with people now silently waits as nature slowly consumes it. Here’s another look.
image
#10. Beavh Volleyball Venue, Beijing Summer 2008 Olympics
image
The beach volleyball venue lies deserted and un-maintained in Central Beijing.
11. Barricades outside the Stadium, Athens, 2004 Summer Olympics
image
The barricades that were used in the Athens Summer Olympics Stadium lay scattered across an open field.
12. Berlin Olympic Village, 1936 Summer Olympics
image
These houses for Olympic athletes for the 1936 Summer Olympic Games in Berlin now lie deserted.
#13. Olympic Mascots, Beijing, 2008 Summer Olympics
image
Two Olympic mascot suits are found lying abandoned among the trees. These mascots are a reminder of the high costs of hosting the event. China has struggled to find new uses for its Olympic investments.
#14. Fountain in Athens Olympic Village, 2004 Summer Olympics
image
These are the remains of a fountain decorated with the Olympic Rings in Athens Greece.

Other Interesting Reads