2012 London Olympics quiz: Are you ready for a gold medal?

4. What was the nickname given to the architecturally striking main stadium at the 2008 Beijing Olympics?

Beijing National Stadium was known as “The Bird’s Nest” because of the interwoven supports that formed the outside walls of the 80,000-seat structure.

Beijing National Stadium was known as “The Bird’s Nest” because of the interwoven supports that formed the outside walls of the 80,000-seat structure.

Beijing National Stadium was known as “The Bird’s Nest” because of the interwoven supports that formed the outside walls of the 80,000-seat structure.

Beijing National Stadium was known as “The Bird’s Nest” because of the interwoven supports that formed the outside walls of the 80,000-seat structure.

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The Red Dragon

 

The Bird's Nest

 

Jagged Peaks

 

The Spiral Staircase

 
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