Where did rowing take place in the 2012 Olympics?
The rowing competitions at the 2012 Olympic Games in London were held from 28 July to 4 August 2012, at Dorney Lake which, for the purposes of the Games venue, was officially termed Eton Dorney. Fourteen medal events were contested by 550 athletes, 353 men and 197 women.
Where did London win the right to host the 2012 Olympics?
The final two contenders were London and Paris. At the end of the fourth round of voting, London won the right to host the 2012 Games with 54 votes to 50. Tragically, the celebrations in London were short-lived, being overshadowed by bombings on London’s transport system less than 24 hours after the announcement.
What was the total number of medals won in the 2012 Olympics?
The Games also made use of venues that already existed before the bid. The United States topped the medal table, winning the most gold medals (46) and the highest number of medals overall (104); China finished second with a total of 91 medals (38 gold) and Great Britain came third with 65 medals overall (29 gold).
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.
Who was the winner of the 2012 Olympic wrestling?
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.
Where was the Olympic weightlifting held in 2012?
ExCel Exhibition Centre Weightlifting competitions at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London were held from 28 July to 7 August in the ExCeL venue. Fifteen gold medals were awarded and 260 athletes took part (156 men and 104 women).
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.