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07-27-2005, 09:37 AM
This is a discussion thread for the following file:<br><br><b><a href=http://www.googleearthhacks.com/dlfile1475/Olympic-Stadium-Munich.htm>Olympic Stadium Munich</a></b><br><br>Found in north Munich, the Olympiastadion is located in the Olympiapark Münchens and was the main venue for the 1972 Summer Olympics. The stadium was also the venue for the 1974 World Cup Final and the 1988 European Championship Final.<br />
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The design of the stadium at the time of its erection was considered revolutionary, large sweeping canopies of glass stabilised by metal ropes were a new concept. The stadium and its associated village are, however, always remembered for the tragic events of the 1972 Olympics, rather than as the site of the great achievements of competitors such as swimmer Mark Spitz and sprinter Mary Peters.