Abandoned Winter Olympic Venues


The gold medals may last forever, but these Olympic courses and training grounds have become relics of the past. (Rumor has it visitors can still hear the cheering on cold, dark nights.) Check out more defunct venues at Dietmar Eckell Photography. — Danielle Paquette

Link: http://sports.yahoo.com/photos/thanks-for-the-memories-abandoned-winter-olympic-venues-slideshow/



Another view of the brush-covered bobsled track in Sarajevo. The course was used for World Cup races until 1991, when the Yugoslav wars began. (Photo courtesy of Dietmar Eckell)


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