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London Olympics and Paralympics games 2012 BY-SIDDHANT JOSHI
WHAT IS LONDON OYMPICS??? As the name suggests London Olympics is games that will be held by London.(:P) Now, lets get serious(>.<) The 2012 Summer Olympics, also known as London 2012, was a major international multi-sport event, celebrated in the tradition of the Olympic games, as governed by the Interntional olympics committee (IOC), that took place in London, from 27 July to 12 August 2012. The first event, the group stages in,women’s football began two days earlier, on 25 July. More than 10,000 athletes from 204 National Olympic committee participated.
suggestions Games that have been held in London At all places make olympics– Olympics All the sports to start with capital letter Spelling of glimpses
Organisers estimated that some 8 million tickets would be available for the Olympic Games, ] and 1.5 million tickets for the Paralympic Games. LOCOG aimed to raise £375–£400 million in ticket sales. ] There were also free events such as marathon, triathlon and road cycling, although, for the first time in Olympic history. Eventually, more than 7,000,000 tickets were sold.
The opening ceremony of the 2012 Summer Olympics was held on 27 July and called "Isles of Wonder". Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle was its artistic director, with the music directors -Rick Smith and Karl Hyde.Danny Boyle The Games were officially opened by Queen Elizabeth II, accompanied by Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.Queen Elizabeth IIPrince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
The Olympics torch relay ran from 19 May to 27 July 2012, before the Games. Plans for the relay were developed in 2010–11, with the torch-bearer selection process announced on 18 May 2011. The Olympic flame arrived on flight BA2012 on 18 May 2012 from Greece.Olympic flame The relay lasted 70 days, with 66 evening celebrations and six island visits The torch had one day outside of the United Kingdom when it visited Dublin on 6 June.Dublin
Each gold medal is made up of 92.5% silver and 1.34% gold, with the remainder copper. The silver medal (which represents second place) is made up of 92.5% silver, with the remainder copper. The bronze medal is made up of 97% copper, 2.5% zinc and 0.5% tin. The value of the materials in the gold medal is about $644, the silver about $330, and the bronze about $4.71 on the current market.
The London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games and the International Olympic Committee have agreed to sponsorship deals with several companies. The worldwide partners are: Acer, Atos, Coca-Cola, Dow, General Electric, McDonald's, Omega SA, Panasonic, Procter & Gamble, Samsung, Visa. The companies have cumulatively provided £1.4bn of funding, allocated evenly between the IOC and LOCOG.
The official mascots for the 2012 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games were unveiled on 19 May 2010. Wenlock and Mandeville are animations depicting two drops of steel from a steelworks in Bolton. They are named after the Shropshire town of Much Wenlock.
The revised figures were announced to the House of Commons on 15 March 2007 by Tessa Jowell. regeneration costs, the breakdown was: Building the venues and infrastructure — £5.3 billion Elite sport and Paralympic funding — £400 million. Security and policing — £600 million Regeneration of the Lower Lea Valley — £1.7 billion Contingency fund — £2.7 billion VAT — £800 million.