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What Places Really Look Like Once the Olympic Games Have Come and Gone (17 pics)

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Movie theatre in the Olympic Village of the 1968 games in Mexico City. 
Leftovers from the 2012 Games in London.
Palacio de los Deportes from the 1968 games in Mexico City. 
Laoshan Velodrome from the 2008 Summer Games in Beijing. 
Olympic Stadium from the 1952 Summer Olympics in Hellsinki, Finland.
Medal platform from the 1984 Sarajevo games.
The Montreal Olympic Stadium built for the 1976 summer games.
The decaying leftovers from the Summer 2004 Olympics in Athens, Greece. 
When the olympic games came to Lake Placid in 1980, the Adirondack Correctional Facility was repurposed and became the Olympic Village. The inmates were shipped elsewhere for the duration of the games. 
The Olympic Motor Inn in Lake Placid, NY still continues the legacy of the 1980 winter games that took place there. 
Remnants of the Olympic village from the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, Germany. 
Wall built at the foot of the ski jump.
The Roses Pool from the 1960 Rome Olympics now houses a popular athletic center. 
Athlete housing from the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome. Also converted into apartments. 
Repurposed athlete housing in Moscow built for the 1980 Summer Games. They are now used as apartments for government employees. 
Former ski jump area from the 1984 games in Sarajevo. 
Former TV tower at Olympic Park in Barcelona, Spain. Built for the 1992 Summer Olympics. It’s still used today. 

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