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Olympics venues abandoned once the games were over

Love Exploring Logo By loveEXPLORING staff of Love Exploring | Slide 2 of 29: It's hard to pinpoint exactly how much the Sarajevo Winter Olympics of 1984 cost, as the Yugoslavian dinar experienced hyperinflation after the Games. However, we do know that it exceeded its budget by 118%, according to the Oxford Olympics Study 2016. Many of the venues, such as this abandoned hotel created for visitors, were subsequently torn apart during the Siege of Sarajevo a decade later.

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 1984

It's hard to pinpoint exactly how much the Sarajevo Winter Olympics of 1984 cost, as the Yugoslavian dinar experienced hyperinflation after the Games. However, we do know that it exceeded its budget by 118%, according to the Oxford Olympics Study 2016. Many of the venues, such as this abandoned hotel created for visitors, were subsequently torn apart during the Siege of Sarajevo a decade later.

© Thanassis Stavrakis/PA

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