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    The Olympic Games are always proceded by a furious amount of building as host cities construct arenas, pools, ski jumps, Olympic villages, and anything else the games demand. While some of the buildings are repurposed after the athletes depart, others are left to rot.

    Abandoned Olympic village from the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo.

    • Kate 0624

      1984 Sarajevo Olympic Village, I don't have a separate board for this. Abandoned yes, yet so sad because you can still see the beauty it once had

    • Donna Evans

      Decaying Olympic Village - Built for the 1984 Sarajevo Winter Olympics. Such a waste of resources where there are so many in need.

    • Mary Kay Wright

      1984 #WinterOlympics - The Sarajevo Olympic Village. After the Games: Photographs of Decaying Olympic Sites

    • Toby Barazzuol

      After the Games: Photos of Decaying Olympic Sites - The Olympic Village in Sarajevo

    • Diane Hallstrom

      1984 Sarajevo Olympic Village (what a waste of resources these Olympic sites are)

    • Susan Taylor Liebenberg

      Abandoned Olympic village from the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo.

    • Princess Pumps

      Sarajevo Olympic Village now looks like a ghost town.

    • Roxsan Dorough

      abandoned Olympic village

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