As the London 2012 Olympic Games start today with the first game of the Women’s Football tournament, here is the stadium that will be hosting the final, Wembley & it’s iconic arch
Olympic Way was the only thing that was built especially for the ‘Austerity Olympics’.
Part of the series: London’s Olympic History
Now that is austerity!
The medal table from the 1948 London Olympic Games outside Wembley Stadium.
- in 1948 the arena had a swimming pool with a boxing ring on a walkway above it. This year it will host Badminton and Rhythmic Gymnastics
A depiction of the Olympic Torch along Olympic Way by Wembley Stadium