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Closing ceremony: sound, light and fireworks

While the opening ceremony was packed with cultural performances, the closing ceremony was more about lights, sounds and fireworks

delhi Updated: Oct 14, 2010 20:09 IST
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While the opening ceremony was packed with cultural performances, the closing ceremony was more about lights, sounds and fireworks.

Here is a factfile:

Fireworks: Fireworks were released from the roof of the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium as well as the field. There were more than 2,700 shots spread over 88 locations on the roof.

Lighting: 1,200 moving lights, 120 space cannons and 16 follow spots weighing approximately 75 tonnes.

Sound: There was a special sound system dedicated to the athletes seated on the field of play with over 500,000 of Watts of sound.

Communication: The ceremony employed one of the best communication systems in the world -- 450 talkies, 200 tetras, 150 clear communications.

Power: Divided into four generator farms, 10 Mega Watts of power was supplied through 26 feeder panels for the closing ceremony. For this, over 50 km of power cable was used.

First Published: Oct 14, 2010 20:07 IST