London olympics in 2012

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  • 1. London Olympics in 2012
  • 2. Summer Olympic Games of London 2012
    • The 2012 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXX Olympiad, will be held in  London ,  United Kingdom  from  27 July  to  12 August   2012 , followed by the  2012 Paralympic Games  from  29 August  to  9 September .
    • London will become the first city to host the modern  Olympic Games  three times; London also hosted the  1908 Summer Olympics  and the  1948 Summer Olympics .
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  • 3. Bidd ing process
    • On 18 May 2004, the International Committee (IOC) reduced the number of cities to five: London, Madrid, Moscow, New York and Paris.
    • At the end of the fourth round of voting, London won the right to host the 2012 Games with 54 votes, defeating Paris's 50. The successful bid was headed by former Olympic champion  Sebastian Coe .
  • 4. Representatives of these  Olympic games David Beckham & Sebastian Coe
  • 5. Where take place the Olym pics games?
    • The 2012 Summer Olympics and Paralympics venues are mostly located in the host city of London, though some other events require facilities located elsewhere.
    • The Olympic Village will be based in Stratford, including the newly built Olympic Stadium, Aquatics Centre, Hockey Centre, Velodrome and a BMX track .
  • 6. New Stadium & Aquatics Centre
  • 7. What nat ions will part icipate?
  • 8. What sports  will be developed? The 2012 Summer Olympic programme features 26 sports and a total of 38 disciplines.
  • 9. The Ol ympic Torch
    • The triangular-shaped torch represents:
        • -The three Olympic values (respect, excellence and friendship)
        • -The Olympic Motto (faster, higher, stronger)
        • -Olympic Games hosted by United Kingdom (1908, 1948 and 2012)
        • - The vision of 2012 Summer Olympics (sport, education and culture)
  • 10. The Official Medals of The Olympic Games
  • 11. The Mas cots of the Olympic Games Wenlock y Mandeville
  • 12.
    • THE END
    MADE BY: Mª EUGENIA SERRANO LÓPEZ DE LA OSA 4ºA