How many swimming events were there at the 2012 Olympics?

The London Aquatics Centre, designed by famed architect Zaha Hadid, hosted the swimming events during the 2012 Summer Olympics. Similar to the program’s format in 2008, swimming featured a total of 34 events (17 each for men and women) including two 10 km open-water marathons.

When did Italy compete in the Summer Olympics?

Italy competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, from 27 July to 12 August 2012. This nation has competed at every Summer Olympic games in the modern era, except for the 1904 Summer Olympics in St. Louis.

Who was the Italian flag bearer at the Olympics?

Vezzali, who competed at her fifth Olympics as the most experienced athlete, became Italy’s first female flag bearer at the opening ceremony since 1996. Two naturalized Italian athletes made their multiple Olympic appearances as individuals.

What are the world records for swimming in the Olympics?

A total of nine world records and twenty five Olympic records were set during the competition. The London Aquatics Centre, designed by famed architect Zaha Hadid, hosted the swimming events during the 2012 Summer Olympics.

When was the closing ceremony of the 2012 Olympics?

The Holland Heineken House opened their doors at the day of the opening ceremony on 27 July 2012 and closed on the day of the closing ceremony, 12 August 2012. All Dutch medalists, including the women’s road cycling squad ( Ellen van Dijk, Loes Gunnewijk and Annemiek van Vleuten) and the belonging coaches, were honoured in Holland Heineken House.

Are there any Dutch archers in the Olympics?

Netherlands has qualified the following archers. Dutch athletes have so far achieved qualifying standards in the following athletics events (up to a maximum of 3 athletes in each event at the ‘A’ Standard, and 1 at the ‘B’ Standard): * Wouter Brus and Jerrel Feller were reserves for the 4 × 100 m relay, but did not compete.

Who are the winners of the London 2012 Olympics?

Marianne Vos (left) of the Netherlands beating Britain’s Elizabeth Armitstead (right) and Russia’s Olga Zabelinskaya (centre) to the finish of the women’s race in the London 2012 Olympic Games road cycling competition. Sheilla Castro (13) of Brazil spiking the volleyball against the U.S. during their final match at the 2012 London Olympic Games.

Where did tennis take place in the 2012 Olympics?

No.3 Court was used for warm ups. The Olympic tennis events were organised jointly by the ITF, the IOC and the All England Club. Both the men’s and women’s singles and doubles events counted as a part of the 2012 ATP World Tour and the 2012 WTA Tour.

What did Missy Franklin win at the 2012 Olympics?

Kanayeva, Yevgeniya Yevgeniya Kanayeva of Russia performing en route to winning a gold medal in the individual rhythmic gymnastics all-around event at the 2012 London Olympic Games. Sergei Ilnitsky—EPA/Alamy Missy Franklin after winning a gold medal in the 100-metre backstroke at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Chris Schmid—Eyemage Media/Alamy

Who was on the US Olympic basketball team in 2012?

LeBron James assumed leadership of Team USA in 2012. The Americans went an undefeated 8–0 and averaged 116 points per game, winning by an average margin of 32.1 points—the fifth highest in US Olympic history. Team USA trailed in the fourth quarter only once, against Lithuania in the opening round.

Where was field hockey at the 2012 Olympics?

Field hockey at the 2012 Olympic Games in London took place from 29 July to 11 August at the Riverbank Arena within the Olympic Park.

Are there any earth quakes on the Moon?

Shallow moonquakes on the other hand were doozies. Between 1972 and 1977, the Apollo seismic network saw twenty-eight of them; a few “registered up to 5.5 on the Richter scale,” says Neal. A magnitude 5 quake on Earth is energetic enough to move heavy furniture and crack plaster. Furthermore, shallow moonquakes lasted a remarkably long time.

Who was the winner of the 2012 Olympic field hockey tournament?

Germany won the men’s tournament for the fourth time, and the women’s tournament was won by the Netherlands — their third Olympic women’s hockey title.

How long did the shallow Moonquake last for?

Furthermore, shallow moonquakes lasted a remarkably long time. Once they got going, all continued more than 10 minutes. “The moon was ringing like a bell,” Neal says.

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