2012

TQ3785 : Velodrome, Olympic Park

taken 12 years ago, near to Leyton, Waltham Forest, England

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Velodrome, Olympic Park
Velodrome, Olympic Park
Scene of the cycling events at the Olympic and Paralympic games, photo taken on day 7 at the paralympics
Olympic Park, London

This is a sporting complex is being used for the 2012 Summer Olympics and the 2012 Summer Paralympics, situated to the east of the city adjacent to the Stratford City development. It contains the athletes' Olympic Village and several of the sporting venues including the Olympic Stadium and Aquatics Centre. The park is overlooked by ArcelorMittal Orbit, an observation tower and Britain's largest piece of public art. After the Olympics, the park will be known as Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee of Elizabeth II.
See LinkExternal link for more details on the various parts of the park.


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Geographical Context: Sport, Leisure People, Events Place: Stratford London other tags: Velodrome Olympic Park London 2012 Paralympics Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Olympic Velodrome [44] · Day 7 at the Paralympics [7] Title Clusters: · Velodrome, Olympic Park [3] ·
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TQ3785, 306 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Paul Gillett   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Wednesday, 5 September, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 7 September, 2012
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 37748 85255 [1m precision]
WGS84: 51:32.9627N 0:0.8843W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 37701 85218
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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