CLASSICAL music should be used for the 2012 Olympic anthem, according to a survey.

The Association of British Orchestras' survey found 69 per cent of people wanted classical music or music combining classical and another style.

Of the 2,057 adults questioned, only 14 cent said they wanted a pop song.

Luciano Pavarotti's performance of Nessun Dorma, used during the 1990 football World Cup, was the top sports song, according to 40 per cent of those questioned in the poll.

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