TQ3785 : Basketball arena - Olympic Park

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

Basketball arena - Olympic Park
Basketball arena - Olympic Park
On this day the venue was used for Wheelchair Rugby with GB playing the USA, the photo was taken just after the game finished in a 54-42 win to the US

The venue is temporary and will be demolished after the games
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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TQ3785, 306 images   (more nearby 🔍)
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 5 September, 2012   (more nearby)
Friday, 7 September, 2012
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 37788 85144 [1m precision]
WGS84: 51:32.9023N 0:0.8523W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 37723 85151
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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