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August 8, 2012

The view from Olympian gods

by quaesitor

What an extraordinary night. I’ve never been to an athletics event before in my life (not since defying the odds and coming second in the U13 100m at my prep school – nb there were only 3 other runners and only about 4 others in the qualifying age group in the whole school). But this was one not to miss – a night at the Olympics. Our seats were very high up ‘in the gods’ – but what a perspective, what a joy, what a privilege to witness.

Wouldn’t have missed it for the world.

Here are a couple of panoramic collages (click to enlarge):

TeamGB’s Shara Proctor cruising to Women’s Long Jump final in her first jump:


Here are some more


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