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19 Haunting Pictures Of The Abandoned 1984 Winter Olympics Venues

Sarajevo hosted the 1984 Winter Olympics but many of the venues were abandoned during the breakup of the former Yugoslavia. This is what remains.

1. Up in the hills above the Bosnian capital is the Bobsleigh and Luge track used in the in 1984 Winter Olympics.

2. The track is now overgrown in parts.

3. And covered in graffiti.

4. There's little to suggest this was once an Olympics venue.

5. Meanwhile, in the centre of Sarajevo the Winter Olympics logo still stands on a tower.

6. And the disused ski jumping venue is rotting away on Mount Igman.

7. This is the view from the top of the ski jump.

8. But the ends of the ski jumps are now blocked off.

9. This is the end of the former Olympic jump.

10. A derelict medals podium still stands the end of the ski jump.

11. These are the abandoned stands for spectators.

12. And this is the hut for the ski jump judges.

13. Nearby is an abandoned hotel for Olympic competitors and officials.

14. In the centre of Sarajevo is the abandoned speed skating venue.

15. It still carries pictures of Vucko, the official Olympics mascot.

16. And Vucko looked quite stern.

17. Fading murals of the mascot's eyes continue to look down on the site.

18. Thirty years on some Winter Olympics logos still survive on the streets of Sarajevo.

19. But it's a long way from Sochi.