What was the logo for the London 2012 Olympics?
There have been two London 2012 logos: one created by Kino Design for the bidding process and a second as the brand for the Games themselves. The former was a ribbon with blue, yellow, black, green and red stripes winding through the text “LONDON 2012”, making the shape of the River Thames in East London.
Why was tennis not included in the 2012 Olympics?
In tennis, mixed doubles returned to the Olympic programme for the first time since 1924. 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.
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.
Where did the United States compete in the 2012 Olympics?
United States at the 2012 Summer Olympics. Jump to navigation Jump to search. The United States of America, represented by the United States Olympic Committee (USOC), competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, from July 27 to August 12, 2012.
Who was the US flag bearer at the 2012 Olympics?
Former basketball player and five-time Olympic champion Teresa Edwards served as the U.S. team’s chef de mission. Double Olympic champion Mariel Zagunis became the third fencer and sixth female athlete to serve as the United States flag bearer at the opening ceremony.
Where did Athletics take place in the 2012 Olympics?
Athletics at the 2012 Summer Olympics. The athletics competitions at the 2012 Olympic Games in London were held during the last 10 days of the Games, on 3–12 August. Track and field events took place at the Olympic Stadium in east London. The road events, however, started and finished on The Mall in central London.
Who was the gymnast in the 2012 Olympics?
Gymnastics at the 2012 Summer Olympics. Brazil and South Korea won their first gold medal in the discipline in the history of the Summer Olympic Games, at these games Yevgeniya Kanayeva of Russia marked history by becoming the first back-to-back Olympic champion at the individual all-around in rhythmic gymnastics.