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Take a look at the regeneration and legacy aims of the London 2012 Olympics.
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The success of the Olympic Games will be measured not just by the results of the athletes in competition. In selecting the host city for the 2012 games the International Olympic Committee closely examined each candidate cities plan to regeneration and legacy. That is already before the games even Begin. The greater legacy -- -- of the great legacy of sports venues there would be also a soft legacy. The enthusiasm of young kids who participate in sport -- enthusiasm for the heroes and the normal that they were watching on television or independence. East London where the Olympic park has been billed as a vibrant and -- community. And local businesses will benefit massively for me investments in the area and visitors to the games. In the shadow of the Olympic Stadium -- gene Kelly's which is set traditional recipes to local people for almost 100 years. People coming that you and I and I have to be used -- -- interact with them people and I think that's what his sixth. Area and they self that sort of thing about it because some you can go let's go and I must say you know. And I think at times. Just curious if they come to me and I am quite happy to try different things it but that's a. -- construction of Westfield Stratford city Europe's largest shopping center with stimulated by the development of the neighboring island park. The new Sentelle attracted more than one million shoppers in its first week -- and created 101000 permanent do you jolts from day one. Including 2000 for local people who were previously unemployed. I think is that because both of managing that this this area of London's received I'm for the first time we have a collection of molten. Healthy if we tell environments. Writes in the heart of the community -- what was affect -- Darren lungs about legacy will survive today's. And their employees here that long term. I'm in that sense. Fold children now growing up and go to the schools within the bar at -- they have a future they have employers here. I think we'll change things but for the best of. How mean -- Olympic skating skating -- Has there has changed my -- significantly I never used to work in a big. We told you you as because they spend some Kamal what caused our offense more so because I don't believe this is the stuff of then he picks mean everything to me. It means being active I'm being active your lifestyle just changes so much so have a negative to say is definitely look. Across London we can see legacy projects in action. Sand from the beach volleyball test event -- horse guards parade. Was donated to the Crystal Palace -- national sports center local students and now being trained by -- team TV stars. We know ahead just train and -- intensive -- we're also very passionate about that the courage inside the development side of -- about it speech -- -- course so pressure can you both David. Santa don't -- very. Pitching sessions are gonna try to bring a whole community is very much excited about that as we ought to train his. The most investment has been put into the local host stars. The one movement festival aims to increase sports participation. And hit children from the local community and being given the opportunity to -- -- a wide variety of sports on the Olympic park. They dissolve faster out. How late -- -- -- Didn't putt good. The Olympic park belongs to the people of London and I think the links aren't there we can work together to show that the park is accessible. And and to come up with ideas together on how we get more people in the park. The links with the host Perez is a critical part of the work that we do. In the Olympic Games and not just inspiring new sporting ambitions and that also inspiring new skills and education at the new -- -- academy on the pocket so often and then you -- -- of that but University of London in Stratford. And Ravens full college in Greenwich has become a digital and creative technology -- -- new businesses. Providing real opportunities for the future after the Olympics has -- don't. That's a physical benefit the new buildings -- -- this also. Social and economic benefit. That we need jobs you skills you employment opportunities -- education institutions like this here Ravens won't. Those -- real real -- The Olympic and paralympic games have been a catalyst for the extraordinary rejuvenation of East London. But when they inspiring children and young people into sports. Creating new education and business opportunities. Or changing lives through the urban regeneration program. The benefits of these games we'll stay was best for generations to come home. With help from the Crystal Palace national sports center. The -- from last year's test event in horse guards parade has been valuable in the development of the training program. The beach volleyball in this area itself London. 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