Presentation on theme: "Olympic games in London 2012. The oldest athlete XXX Summer Olympic Games was Japanese rider Hiroshi Hoketsu, who in March of this year marked 71 years."— Presentation transcript:
Olympic games in London 2012
The oldest athlete XXX Summer Olympic Games was Japanese rider Hiroshi Hoketsu, who in March of this year marked 71 years. Hiroshi for the first time participated in the Summer Olympics of 1964.
Olympics 2012 in the UK was the most expensive in the history of the Games.
London 2012 will be remembered for sure and its unusual mascots - Wenlock and Mandeville. Say, two-eyed friend "created" from the drops were left after the last support beam construction of the new Olympic Stadium
London Olympics gave the winners of the most difficult in the history of the coin - to 400 grams each
For the first time in the history of the Olympic Games, women competed in all represented at the Olympics sports.
Organizers of the London Olympics in 2012 sought to make them more eco-friendly as possible. During this time, it was planted about half a million new trees, 75% of all the buildings remain and have been used for housing. Participants came to the subway, and not by machines. Most of the waste was recycled, and the remaining material is non-recyclable, has been used to generate electricity.
To security events spent more than $ 900 million
Games in London surely go down in history, if not the most curious and scandalous, on a pedestal in this category just get. And the scandals and absurdities with the London stamp started to arrive before the start of the main starts of four years.
Confusion began even before the Games. The International Olympic Committee in 2008 only allowed the participants to conduct online blogs. And it turned out that not everyone can boast Olympic endurance and tolerance. First for incontinence in Twitter has paid jumper from home games. Paraskevi Papahristu for racist speech is excluded from the national team.
Oddities continued and during the competition. It turned out that the problem with the British organizers of geography and knowledge of the political nuances. They already have repeatedly apologize and correct their mistakes. Red-and-blue flag was replaced with a flag of Taiwan Olympic Committee of the country, and over the dressing Israeli fighters hung the flag of Palestine.
But not only oddities remembered Games in London. At the Olympics already had their own heroes. Once again, not without Koreans. Archer They Tone Hyun scored 699 points, 3 points also improved his world record set in May of this year in Turkey. But the interesting thing is that the left eye sees only the arrow at 10 percent of normal, and the right - to 20. In this Korean not wear contact lenses or glasses, and focuses on the bright colors on the target.