Why were the Olympics held in London?

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  • Why were the Olympics held in London?
    • •There was a large area of available land, even though there were also businesses and homes on the site
    • •East London has very good transport connections, particularly Stratford station 
    • •London’s diverse population made it the natural city to host guests from around the world. Newham is the most diverse borough in London
    • •The Olympic bid promised to leave a lasting legacy that would help to regenerate London 


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