As the world watches the Beijing Games, enthusiasts from Hong Kong have unveiled their own Olympics — built entirely from Lego.
More than 300,000 Lego bricks and 4,500 Lego people were used to create the display, by the Hong Kong Lego User Group.
Chopstick challenge: The Birds' Nest stadium is a miniature work of art as complex as the original
Birds' eye view: The miniature even has a football pitch, complete with players and markings
The intricate miniature city, measuring 10ft by 26ft, features most of the recognisable venues, including the Birds’ Nest Stadium and the Water Cube swimming centre.
Making a splash: The Hong Kong Lego team went to great lengths to recreate the spectacular Water Cube aquatic centre, inside and out (below)
Sand and deliver: There is even George Bush's favourite sport, beach volleyball
Smash hit: Ping pong players line up at the tables in the arena
The Hong Kong Lego User Group, says: 'We believe that creations are not limited by resources, but by ideas.'
Bridle suite: Designers lovingly created tiny Lego trainers tending their Lego horses before they compete in the equestrian arena, below
Chain reaction: Mini cyclists saddle up