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GAMES OF THE 30 OLYMPIAD

Games of the 30 Olympiad,2012
Start:
27 Jul 2012
End:
12 Aug 2012
Countries:
204
Athletes:
10960
Women:
4846
Events:
302
City:
London, United Kingdom

LONDON 2012 - Bid History

  • Five candidate cities were bidding to host the Olympic games 2012 - Madrid, Spain, London, United Kingdom, New York, USA, Paris, France and Moscow, Russia.
  • In July 2005, at the 117th IOC Session in Singapore, London was selected as host city of the Games of the 30 Olympiad with 54 votes over Paris (50 votes).
  • London, United Kingdom become the first city that will host Olympic games for third time.

Games of the 30 Olympiad,2012 - Interesting Facts

  • The Openig ceremony of the Games of the 30 Olympiad began at 20:12 local time at the new 80,000-seat Olympic stadium in Stratford and Her majesty Queen Elizabeth II officially opened the 30th jubilee Olympic Games in London.
  • This was the first time in history when women were in each olympic team and competed in all sports.
  • Runner from South Africa Oscar Pistorius who use prosthetic limbs, competed in 400 m semifanals and reach men's 4x400m relay final.
  • American swimmer Michael Phelps won 4 gold and 2 silver and beat the last Larissa Latynina's 18 medals record with 22 medals.
  • Runner from Jamaica Usain Bolt again won all sprint events in athletics.

Summer Olympics 2012 - Medal Table

Gold Medals
Silver Medals
Bronze Medals
Total
1
USA
46
28
29
103
2
38
29
22
89
3
29
17
19
65
4
23
25
32
80
5
13
18
7
38
6
11
19
14
44
7
11
11
12
34
8
8
16
12
36
9
8
9
11
28
10
8
4
5
17
11
7
14
17
38
12
7
1
5
13
13
6
6
8
20
14
6
5
9
20
15
6
2
5
13
16
5
3
6
14
17
4
5
3
12
18
4
4
4
12
19
4
3
3
10
20
4
0
2
6
21
3
10
4
17
22
3
5
9
17
23
3
2
1
6
24
3
1
3
7
25
3
1
2
6
26
2
5
5
12
27
2
5
2
9
28
2
4
5
11
29
2
4
3
9
30
2
2
6
10
30
2
2
6
10
32
2
2
1
5
33
2
2
0
4
34
2
1
2
5
35
2
1
1
4
36
1
5
12
18
37
1
4
3
8
38
1
3
4
8
39
1
3
3
7
39
1
3
3
7
41
1
1
4
6
42
1
1
2
4
42
1
1
2
4
42
1
1
2
4
45
1
1
1
3
46
1
1
0
2
47
1
0
3
4
47
1
0
3
4
49
1
0
1
2
50
1
0
0
1
50
1
0
0
1
50
1
0
0
1
50
1
0
0
1
50
1
0
0
1
55
0
2
4
6
56
0
2
3
5
57
0
2
1
3
58
0
2
0
2
59
0
1
3
4
60
0
1
2
3
60
0
1
2
3
60
0
1
2
3
63
0
1
1
2
63
0
1
1
2
63
0
1
1
2
63
0
1
1
2
63
0
1
1
2
63
0
1
1
2
69
0
1
0
1
69
0
1
0
1
69
0
1
0
1
69
0
1
0
1
69
0
1
0
1
69
0
1
0
1
75
0
0
2
2
75
0
0
2
2
75
0
0
2
2
75
0
0
2
2
79
0
0
1
1
79
0
0
1
1
79
0
0
1
1
79
0
0
1
1
79
0
0
1
1
79
0
0
1
1
79
0
0
1
1