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Friday 18 April 2014

Pictures: Olympics venue guide

Venue: Olympic Stadium

Location: In the south of the Olympic Park

Hosting: Athletics, Paralympic Athletics

Capacity: 80,000

About: The Stadium has been built from scratch with 55,000 of the 80,000 capacity removable, which apparently has never been attempted before.

Fact: 10,000 tonnes of steel were used to build the venue, compared to the 42,000 used by Beijing for their 'Bird's Nest'.

Post Games: West Ham are set to use the stadium as their home ground.

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