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 the Olympics take place in 2012?

The 2012 Summer Olympics(officially known as the Games of the XXX Olympiad[3]and commonly known as London 2012) was an international multi-sport eventheld from 27 July to 12 August 2012 in London, United Kingdom.

What did Aly Raisman win at the 2012 Olympics?

Raisman, Aly Aly Raisman after winning a gold medal in the women’s floor exercise at the 2012 Olympics in London. Gregory Bull—AP/Shutterstock.com Get exclusive access to content from our 1768 First Edition with your subscription. Subscribe today

Who was the winner of the 2012 Olympic wrestling?

López, Mijaín Cuba’s Mijaín López (in red) defeating Heiki Nabi of Estonia to win a gold medal in 120-kg Greco-Roman wrestling at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Orestis Panagiotou—EPA/Alamy The London Olympics final medal rankings are provided in the table.

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.

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

How old was Ye Shiwen when she won the London Olympics?

The other major swimming story of the London Games was 16-year-old Ye Shiwen of China, who won the women’s 200-metre individual medley (IM) and shattered the world record while winning the 400-metre IM event.

How many people competed in the fifth Olympic Games?

The fifth official Olympic Games featured the use of electric timing devices and a public address system for the first time. Over 2,500 athletes competed representing 28 countries. These games are still heralded as one of the most organized to date. Due to rising tensions of World War I, the Games were canceled.

Where did badminton take place in the 2012 Olympics?

The badminton tournaments at the 2012 Olympic Games in London took place between 28 July and 5 August at Wembley Arena . A total of 172 athletes competed in five events: men’s singles, women’s singles, men’s doubles, women’s doubles and mixed doubles.

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 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.

Who was the oldest Dutch athlete to compete in the Olympics?

Van Grunsven, eight-time medalist and the oldest member of the team, at age 44, became the first Dutch female athlete to compete in seven Olympic games. Beach volleyballer Richard Schuil was at his fifth appearance, having participated in the Olympics since the sport’s introduction in 1996.

When did the Netherlands start competing in the Olympics?

Dutch athletes have competed in every Summer Olympic Games since their official debut in 1908, with the exception of the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, which the Netherlands boycotted because of the Soviet invasion of Hungary.

Who are the host cities for the 2012 Summer Olympics?

By 15 July 2003, the deadline for interested cities to submit bids to the International Olympic Committee (IOC), nine cities had submitted bids to host the 2012 Summer Olympics: Havana, Istanbul, Leipzig, London, Madrid, Moscow, New York City, Paris, and Rio de Janeiro.

Who was the director of the 2012 Olympics opening ceremony?

The opening ceremony, directed by Danny Boyle, received widespread acclaim throughout the world, particular praise from the British public and a minority of widely ranging criticisms from some social media sites. During the Games, Michael Phelps became the most decorated Olympic athlete of all time, winning his 22nd medal.

Where did the Olympics take place in London?

London 2012 Olympic Games, athletic festival held in London that took place July 27–August 12, 2012. The London Games were the 27th occurrence of the modern Olympic Games. In 2012 London became the first city to host the modern Games three times, having previously been the site of the 1908 and 1948 Olympic…

What was not included in the London 2012 Olympics?

London’s bid featured the same 28 sports that had been included in other recent Summer Olympics, but the IOC voted to drop baseball and softball from the 2012 Games just two days after London had been selected as the host city.

Where was the opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympics held?

The first event, the group stage in women’s football, began on 25 July at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, followed by the opening ceremonies on 27 July. 10,768 athletes from 204 National Olympic Committees (NOCs) participated.

Who are the boxers from the Philippines in the Olympics?

Mark Anthony Barriga, from Panabo, Davao del Norte, was the Philippines’ only representative in the sport of boxing at the 2012 Summer Olympics, where he competed in the light flyweight division. He qualified for the Olympics after competing at the 2011 World Amateur Boxing Championships in Baku, Azerbaijan.

When did Hedley do their first tour in Canada?

In 2005 the band went on their first tour across Canada, with The Weekend and Faber (the band currently known as Faber Drive). Then went on a 19-city Canadian tour with Simple Plan and in early 2006, headlining The Get Some Tour cross Canada club tour with MXPX and Faber.

When did Hedley get their first record deal?

In the summer of 2006, they signed a record deal for the United States with Capitol Records. At the time a division of EMI, Universal Music Group competitor, before being sold in the fold of EMI in 2012 to Universal.

When did Hedley get accused of sexual misconduct?

On February 13, 2018, Hedley members were anonymously accused of sexual misconduct with young fans, primarily female, as young as 14 years of age. As a result, the Juno Awards and the band mutually agreed to cancel their scheduled performance.

What was the team kit for London 2012?

Locog, the London 2012 organisers, said the white tracksuits were decorated with ‘gold shards accenting the energy of the Olympic Flame at the shoulder and neckline.’ It is hoped that Stella McCartney’s design for the British team kit, to be unveiled later this week, will do a better job of bringing some much-needed style to the Games.

Who are the torch bearers for the 2012 Olympics?

The torch bearer selection process was announced on 18 May 2011. As well as touring the United Kingdom the schedule included the three crown dependencies of Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man, and also the Republic of Ireland .

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