What abandoned Olympic venues from around the world look like today

The venues from the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics are already falling apart, and they're not the only ones.

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Hosting the Olympics can be an economic burden on a country, especially if the host nation has to build venues for the games.

Throughout Olympic history, we've seen that once the games are over, these venues often become abandoned, crumbling as they go unused.

Take a look at photos below of some past Olympic venues and villages, in cities like Rio de Janeiro, Pyeongchang, Beijing, Athens, and Sarajevo, and how they have become abandoned.

Sam Belden and Emmett Knowlton contributed to this report.

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