Summer Olympic Games of London 2012 <ul><li>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 . </li></ul><ul><li>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 . </li></ul>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6jPpZyBgROY&feature=results_video&playnext=1&list=PLE9A1DCDAE86A77DB
Bidd ing process <ul><li>On 18 May 2004, the International Committee (IOC) reduced the number of cities to five: London, Madrid, Moscow, New York and Paris. </li></ul><ul><li>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 . </li></ul>
Representatives of these Olympic games David Beckham & Sebastian Coe
Where take place the Olym pics games? <ul><li>The 2012 Summer Olympics and Paralympics venues are mostly located in the host city of London, though some other events require facilities located elsewhere. </li></ul><ul><li>The Olympic Village will be based in Stratford, including the newly built Olympic Stadium, Aquatics Centre, Hockey Centre, Velodrome and a BMX track . </li></ul>
What sports will be developed? The 2012 Summer Olympic programme features 26 sports and a total of 38 disciplines.
The Ol ympic Torch <ul><li>The triangular-shaped torch represents: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>-The three Olympic values (respect, excellence and friendship) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>-The Olympic Motto (faster, higher, stronger) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>-Olympic Games hosted by United Kingdom (1908, 1948 and 2012) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>- The vision of 2012 Summer Olympics (sport, education and culture) </li></ul></ul></ul>