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NatGeo takes a look into the amazing London Olympic Stadium

Special episode of ‘Megastructures’ to air on September 27 at 10 PM

BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | September 26, 2012

While the world watched athletes go for gold at the London 2012 Olympic Games, for some the real star of the show was not on the track – it was the athletics stadium itself. In a unique series that celebrates everything colossal, National Geographic Channel presents a very special episode on London’s Olympic Stadium as part of its immensely popular series, Megastructures, on September 27 at 10 PM.

Watch how during the London Olympics, people took their seats inside the 80,000 capacity, £486 million arena that’s helped to transform the previously unfancied area of East London. Those lucky enough to have a ticket entered a truly world-class sports venue that formed a fitting destination for the greatest show on Earth. And that’s not all: with an aim to host the greenest Games ever, London’s eco-engineered stadium was designed to be downsized afterwards, leaving behind a customised 25,000-seat athletics arena!

One of the best rated shows on National Geographic Channel, Megastructues has captivated audiences with its fascinating approach of going behind the scenes and delving into unknown facts about some of our world’s most cherished structures. The special episode on Olympics will showcase how some 5,000 workers battled freak weather conditions, a derelict site and the global financial crash to realise their very own Olympic dream.


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