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It was 30 years ago today: 13 haunting pictures from 1984’s Winter Olympics venues

The Sarajevo Olympic park is being reclaimed by nature.

AS EVENTS IN Sochi continue apace, it’s worth considering what will happen to the venues once the world’s best winter athletes and media leave next week.

Well, 30 years ago, Sarajevo hosted the Winter Olympics and these stunning pictures show just what has become of their Olympic Park:

It was 30 years ago today: 13 haunting pictures from 1984’s Winter Olympics venues
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  • XIV Winter Olympic Games in Sarajevo

    Source: Slavko Midzor/PIXSELL
  • XIV Winter Olympic Games in Sarajevo

    Source: Slavko Midzor/PIXSELL
  • XIV Winter Olympic Games in Sarajevo

    Source: Slavko Midzor/PIXSELL
  • XIV Winter Olympic Games in Sarajevo

    Source: Slavko Midzor/PIXSELL
  • XIV Winter Olympic Games in Sarajevo

    Source: Slavko Midzor/PIXSELL
  • XIV Winter Olympic Games in Sarajevo

    Source: Slavko Midzor/PIXSELL
  • XIV Winter Olympic Games in Sarajevo

    Source: Slavko Midzor/PIXSELL
  • XIV Winter Olympic Games in Sarajevo

    Source: Slavko Midzor/PIXSELL
  • XIV Winter Olympic Games in Sarajevo

    Source: Slavko Midzor/PIXSELL
  • XIV Winter Olympic Games in Sarajevo

    Source: Slavko Midzor/PIXSELL
  • XIV Winter Olympic Games in Sarajevo

    Source: Slavko Midzor/PIXSELL
  • XIV Winter Olympic Games in Sarajevo

    Source: Slavko Midzor/PIXSELL
  • XIV Winter Olympic Games in Sarajevo

    Source: Slavko Midzor/PIXSELL

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