A Haunting Look At Abandoned Olympic Arenas Since 1936

2. Bobsled Track/Sniper Nest

Image source: www.cbsnews.com

Image source: www.cbsnews.com

When war broke out eight years later, the track became a strategic defense point for Bosnian Serb fighters. You can see the sniper hole with the concrete track serving as a shield…and an artillery stronghold. Sarajevo was under siege for six years. The Olympic venues became battlegrounds, bullet holes riddling the once-famous platforms. This graffiti covered concrete track an eerie reminder of the wonderful winter of ’84.

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