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Velodrome's timber roof completed on schedule for Olympics

PUBLISHED: 13:48 30 June 2010 | UPDATED: 16:13 05 October 2010

VeloPark. General view of the continuing construction work to complete the VeloPark's cable net roof. Picture taken on 23 Jun 10 by Steve Bates.

VeloPark. General view of the continuing construction work to complete the VeloPark's cable net roof. Picture taken on 23 Jun 10 by Steve Bates.

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THE ceiling of the Velodrome is now finished, finalizing the building's distinctive look. More than 1,000 timber panels were placed over a cable-net structure, making the building now weather-tight so inside work can begin.

THE ceiling of the Velodrome is now finished, finalizing the building's distinctive look.

More than 1,000 timber panels were placed over a cable-net structure, making the building now weather-tight so inside work can begin.

The Velodrome is the key focal point of the north park and will host the BMX bike competitions and indoor track. The building is expected to be the first completed Olympic venue within the next year after installation of the cycling track begins in August.


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