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date: 18 September 2019

Olympics, 2012 

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of World Sport
Author(s):
Harvey AbramsHarvey ABRAMS

The 2012 Summer Olympics took place in London for the third time in modern Olympic history. London planned a major rebuilding of the long-neglected area of east London and constructed the Olympic Park with promises of jobs, low-income housing, urban development, and a sustained economic boost. Although some goals fell short the long term legacy of the Games shows promise. The 2012 Olympics set records for female participation and emphasized “sustainability” and “legacy” as goals. ...

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