Seb Coe, Chairman of the London Organizing Committee, right, watched London Mayor Boris Johnson, left, opens the newly completed velodrome at the Olympic park in London, Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011. The ... more 
Seb Coe, Chairman of the London Organizing Committee, right, watched London Mayor Boris Johnson, left, opens the newly completed velodrome at the Olympic park in London, Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011. The 6,000-seat velodrome, complete with its sweeping roof designed to reflect the curve of the cycling track, is the first venue at the Olympic Park to be finished. Building work began on in March 2009 and it took a team of 26 carpenters eight weeks to install the track and more than 350,000 nails were used to on its 56km of timber surface. Woman at centre is unidentified. less 
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Tue, Feb 22, 2011 11:17 AM EST