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2012 London Velodrome Completed February 23, 2011

Sir Chris Hoy, Victoria Pendleton and GB cyclists took to the track in the London 2012 Velodrome for the first time yesterday as the Olympic Delivery Authority unveiled the first completed venue on the Olympic Park.
 
"It's without doubt the most spectacular Velodrome I have ever seen" Sir Chris Hoy
 
"The London 2012 Velodrome is the fastest Velodrome ever built and I think that suits our team. The architects have been very clever in taking all the best bits from the best Velodromes around the world and they have come up with a super venue" Dave Brailsford, Performance Director, British Cycling
 
"A stunning venue built for champions." Lord Coe
 
"To hear the incredibly positive reaction from the GB riders was very gratifying, and marks the culmination of much hard work from a fantastic design team who are all extremely proud of the end result."   Mike Taylor, Hopkins Architects