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11% of public say they're more active due to the Games

Mo Farah pictured winning gold in the 5000m men's race at the 2012 Games Credit: Szwarc Henri/ABACA/Press Association Images

Public perceptions of the Olympic legacy appear low, according to a survey carried out for BBC News.

Only 11% said they are more physically active as a result of the Games.

Almost a third, 32%, said the Games had a positive impact on sports facilities.

22% said the Games had improved their local economy. And a similar figure, 21% said the Games had resulted in improved public services

The survey, carried out by ComRes, questioned 3,218 adults.

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