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Wed 30 Mar 2011 02:26 PM

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London unveils completed 2012 Olympic Stadium

The $777.7m, 80,000-seat stadium has been completed three months ahead of schedule

London unveils completed 2012 Olympic Stadium
The main venue for the 2012 Olympic games, the 80,000 seat Olympic Stadium was finished in just over 1,000 days and under budget (Getty Images)
London unveils completed 2012 Olympic Stadium
International inspectors laid the last piece of turf on the stadium's 9,000 metre infield (Getty Images)
London unveils completed 2012 Olympic Stadium
London 2012 chairman Seb Coe (L) and Olympian Frank Fredericks pose as they lay the last piece of turf on the Olympic Stadium's field of play, marking the completion of construction on the flagship venue on March 29, 2011 (Getty Images)
London unveils completed 2012 Olympic Stadium
A total of 360 rolls of turf were needed to cover the huge infield (Getty Images)
London unveils completed 2012 Olympic Stadium
400m hurdles 2012 hopeful Tasha Danvers poses for photographers inside the Olympic Stadium (Getty Images)
London unveils completed 2012 Olympic Stadium
Much work remains to be at the venue, with the surface of the running track still to be laid (Getty Images)
London unveils completed 2012 Olympic Stadium
The running track will be laid later this year so as not to be damaged by cranes which may be used to install equipment for the Games and its ceremonies (Getty Images)
London unveils completed 2012 Olympic Stadium
Over 700 rooms inside the venue still need to be completed (Getty Images)
London unveils completed 2012 Olympic Stadium
Situated on an island, the stadium was built by over 5,000 workers over three years (Getty Images)
London unveils completed 2012 Olympic Stadium
The stadium will be handed over to West Ham United football club after the games (Getty Images)