London Olympics 2012 is just one day away! The 2012 Summer Olympic Games (Games of the XXX Olympiad or London 2012) , is scheduled to take place from 27 July (when the opening ceremony is held) until 12 August 2012.
Details of Olympics 2012 Venue
The London 2012 Games (Summer Olympics) will be centred around the Olympic Park in east London. Up to 1,80,000 spectators can enter the Park to enjoy the Games each day, making it the principal focus of Olympic activity in summer 2012.
The main venues – the Olympic Stadium, Aquatics Centre,Velodrome and BMX Circuit, as well as the hockey,handball and basketball arenas – will be easily accessible through a network of footbridges and walkways within the Park.
The Olympic Village will be within walking distance of all the venues in the Park, enhancing the experience for athletes and officials.
The London 2012 Games include a four-year Cultural Olympiad, which is already underway. It will reach a climax with the Olympic Games Opening Ceremony on 27 July 2012, starting a 60-day festival of sport and culture across the UK, as the Olympic and Paralympic spirit crosses the world once again.
Schedule of London Olympics 2012
Both schedule and results of every events is available in this link : http://www.london2012.com/schedule-and-results/
Competition Events at Olympics 2012
- Beach Volleyball
- Canoe Slalom
- Canoe Sprint
- Cycling – BMX
- Cycling – Mountain Bike
- Cycling – Road
- Cycling – Track
- Gymnastics – Artistic
- Gymnastics – Rhythmic
- Modern Pentathlon
- Synchronised Swimming
- Table Tennis
- Water Polo
How big is London Olympics 2012?
Scale of the 2012 Games as mentioned in Olympic.org website:
- 26 Olympic sports in 34 venues.
- 20 Paralympic sports in 21 venues.
- 10,500 Olympic athletes and 4,200 Paralympic athletes.
- 20,000 press and media.
- More than 9 million tickets.