These rings were initially supposed to be installed at Lions Gate Bridge however, the threat of anti-2010 groups led to the decision to put them in the middle of Coal Harbour. I think they look rather spectacular out there in the water and can be seen from many different vantage points.
The initial plans called for 5 Olympic rings scattered across the city, that plan has been scaled back to two rings. The other set is at YVR. Continue reading to see a video of the Olympic rings in all their glory.
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