The stands may have been filled and the facilities bustling over the past two weeks at the Winter Olympics facilities in Sochi.
But what happens when the games are over?
Photographer Dietmar Eckell has traveled around the world taking photos of abandoned venues from past Olympic games.
Sarajevo was the site of the Winter Games in 1984 — most of its grounds are now overgrown or were damaged during the war. In Calgary, the facilities are also abandoned.
To see the haunting photos, click through the photo gallery above.
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