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UK Sport details economic impact of London 2012 legacy

UK Sport has today (Friday) revealed that the legacy of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympics has helped generate more than £130m (€146m/$170m), as it marks the six-year anniversary of the Games’ opening ceremony.

According to UK Sport, the figure has been generated by National Lottery and taxpayer-funded events that have been staged since the Games, including last year’s World Athletics Championships, which alone generated £79m.

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