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East London Sport

Not only is East London the site of the 2012 Olympic Park but the birthplace of England’s most famous footballer, David Beckham, whose Football Academy is located on the Greenwich Peninsula.

30 Olympic and Paralympic sports events will be in East London in 2012.

East London has a long history of sporting events. Sir Steve Redgrave, winner of 5 Olympic gold medals, trained in the Royal Docks. Boxing, wrestling, shooting and football have all been important in East London’s history. Follow the London Marathon route.

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