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      Abandoned Olympic village from the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo.

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

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

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