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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
Sports:
36
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
47
27
30
104
2
38
31
22
91
3
29
18
18
65
4
20
21
27
68
5
13
9
8
30
6
11
20
13
44
7
11
11
13
35
8
8
15
12
35
9
8
9
11
28
10
8
4
6
18
11
7
14
17
38
12
7
5
1
13
13
6
6
8
20
14
6
2
5
13
15
5
4
10
19
16
5
3
7
15
17
4
10
5
19
18
4
5
3
12
19
4
3
4
11
20
4
1
1
6
21
4
0
3
7
22
3
5
9
17
23
3
2
6
11
24
3
2
3
8
25
3
1
7
11
26
3
1
2
6
27
2
6
10
18
28
2
5
3
10
29
2
4
7
13
30
2
4
3
9
31
2
4
1
7
32
2
2
5
9
33
2
2
0
4
34
2
1
1
4
35
2
0
3
5
36
2
0
1
3
37
1
4
3
8
38
1
3
5
9
39
1
3
3
7
40
1
2
3
6
41
1
1
4
6
42
1
1
2
4
42
1
1
2
4
42
1
1
2
4
42
1
1
2
4
46
1
1
1
3
47
1
1
0
2
48
1
0
1
2
48
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
50
1
0
0
1
56
0
3
1
4
57
0
2
4
6
58
0
2
3
5
59
0
2
2
4
60
0
2
1
3
60
0
2
1
3
60
0
2
1
3
63
0
1
3
4
64
0
1
2
3
65
0
1
1
2
65
0
1
1
2
65
0
1
1
2
65
0
1
1
2
65
0
1
1
2
70
0
1
0
1
70
0
1
0
1
70
0
1
0
1
70
0
1
0
1
70
0
1
0
1
70
0
1
0
1
76
0
0
3
3
77
0
0
2
2
77
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
79
0
0
1
1