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Here are the London Olympics 2012 Venues

With the London Olympics approaching at a fast pace, many people are interested in finding out information about the venues where the Olympic events will take place. There are over 20 venues that will host sports events during the Olympics 2012, with the Olympic Stadium being the central one. Here are several of the London Olympics 2012 venues.

The Olympic Stadium

Located in the south of the Olympic park, the Olympic Stadium will host the opening and closing ceremonies as well as the Athletic events. It total, 208 events will take place on the Olympic Stadium. During the Olympic Games, the stadium will have a total capacity of 80,000 people.

The Aquatics Centre

This is the venue where all the Aquatics events of the London Olympics 2012 will take place. From swimming and diving to Paralympic swimming, you can enjoy a total of 192 events at this centre located in the south-east corner of the Olympic Park. This venue will feature two competition pool and one warm-up pool for divers.

Millennium Stadium

The football events of the 2012 Olympics will take place in Cardiff, Wales. The Millennium Stadium is situated on the banks of the River Taff and it will host the first event of the Olympic Games. This venue has a total capacity of 74,600 places.

Wembley Arena

This venue is located in north-west London and it will host rhythmic gymnastics and badminton events. In total, there will be 7 events taking place at the Wembley Arena, which has a capacity of 6,000 spectators.

For a complete list of London Olympics 2012 venues, visit the official website, london2012.com/venues.

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