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London 2012: BBC titles for the Athens 2004 Olympics

24 November 2011 Last updated at 08:48 GMT

As it is announced that Elbow will write the BBC's soundtrack for the London 2012 Olympics, a look back at the opening titles from previous Games.

The 2004 Summer Olympic Games took place in the Greek capital, Athens.

The BBC's opening title sequence for coverage of the event drew inspiration from ancient Greek mythology and the country's long history of competition.

London 2012 from the BBC