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  1. 1. London 2012Olympic Games Paula Castro and Erkuden Mendia 4.A 1
  2. 2. A NATION, A TEAMUNE NATION, UNE SELECTIONHERRI BAT, SELEKZIO BATBasque sportmen and sportwomen are not allowed to compete for the Basquenational team. Therefore, they compete for Spain or France. The Basque Country football team (Euskal First international Herriko futbol selekzioa) is considered the Basque Country 6 – 1 Catalonia national team of the Basque Country greater region as selected players from the Basque (January 3, 1915; Basque Country) Country Autonomous Community, the nearby Navarre and the Northern Basque Country in France play for it. They are not Biggest win affiliated with FIFA or UEFA and therefore are Denmark B 1 – only allowed to play friendly matches. As a result, when Basque football players play 11 Basque Country international matches, they compulsory play for Spain or France. ( August 29, 1937; Denmark) Biggest defeat SURFIING.. Affterr competiing fforr SURF NG A te compet ng o Mexico 8 – 4 Basque Country ten yearrs fforr the Basque ten yea s o the Basque ( October 16, 1938; Mexico) Natiionall team,, the Eurropean Nat o na team the Eu o pean Commiittee fforrbade iit iin 2001.. Comm ttee o bade t n 2001 Basque Country 1 – 5 Hungary Howeverr,, Basque surrferrs werre Howeve Basque su f e s we e (August 31 1980; Basque Country) iinviited to compete at the nv t ed to compete at the Celltiic Games iin 2003.. Basque Ce t c Games n 2003 Basque surrfferrs werre so good that they su e s we e so good that they werre iinviited them back agaiin.. we e nv ted them back aga n As a rresullt off wiinniing each As a esu t o w n n ng each yearr the Celltiic competiitiion,, yea the Ce t c compet t on they have taken parrt iin the they have taken pa t n the Games everry yearr.. The Basque Games eve y yea The Basque Surrfferrs Natiionall Team iis Su e s Nat o na Team s waiitiing fforr a courrt deciisiion to wa t ng o a cou t dec s o n to know iif one day they wiilll be know f one day they w be alllowed to compete fforr theiirr a owed to compete o the natiionall team nat o na teamPELOTA.Basque Pelota was a demonstration sport at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City. It wasthe third time that the sport was included in the Olympic program; it was an official Olympicsport at the 1900 Games in Paris, and a demonstration sport in 1924. It was included as ademonstration sport once again at the 1992 Games in Barcelona. Basque Pelota has only oncebeen officially competed for at the Olympics in 1900. At the 1900 Summer Olympics, a Basquepelota tournament was contested. Only two teams competed, so only one match was played.The score is unknown. The competition was held on 14 June. 2
  3. 3. LONDON 2012THE MASCOT AND THE SONGThis is the link of the song.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dsWQQLM7eJ8And now the chorus of the LONDON 2012 song:The worlds heading our way, And when theyre both togetherTheyre gonna come from miles You got friends thatll last foreveraround Oooh, ooohDoo, doo, doo, doo (bis) Who knows how far away you can goFor 2012 games, When you travel on a rainbowWhen they arrive in london town Oooh, ooohDoo, doo, doo, doo (bis) I hope this feeling never stopsSo, if you need somebodyFor always hold your hand Doo, doo, doo, doo (bis)Mandeville and wenlock are yourfriends Its hard to win in this race Its the toughest race in townOh, oh, oh Doo, doo, doo, doo (bis)Because theyre on a journeyWith you till the end 3
  4. 4. THE OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC VALUES It’s very important for all the athletes to be in the Olympic or Paralympiccompetition. All the athletes encourage and motivate themselves to be thebest they can and to respect other athletes. These are the Olympic andParalympic Values. 4
  5. 5. NAROA AGIRRE (PROFILE)Birthday date:1979/05/15Sport:Truck and fieldTrajectory:She started doing this sport in a small sport club in Donostia. First shebegan doing long jump, then she practice the cutter with Ramón CidCompetitions:She has participated in two Olimpic games: in Atenas 04 and in Beijing08.Hobies:read, cinema, mountains and listening to music.PAUL DE LA CUESTA (PROFILE)Birthday date:In 1991Sport:Downhill skierTrajectory:He has become the only Basque to be selected for the Winter Olympics 2010, starting on12th February in Vancouver, Canada.Competitions: Paul competed as a member of the Basque BAT Team, a project created todevelop sporting talent in the Basque Country.This is only Pauls second season as a senior skier, after a four-year junior career in whichhe competed in more than 200 races 5
  6. 6. Volunteers are called London 2012 Games MakersVolunteers have been integral to both Summer and Winter Olympic andParalympic Games since they were used for the first time at London 1948.In each competition million of volunteers make it happen the Olympic andParalympic Games.Games Makers’ RoleThere are 32 teams, functional areas or FAs that need GamesMakers.Each team needs a different number of Games Makers – somerequire fewer than 50 while others need a few thousand. Mostroles will be Games-time specific, but some will require volunteersto be available from spring 2012 for pre-Games preparationVolunteers needed in different placesMost of London 2012 volunteers will be needed during the Games,but some of them will be Trailblazers, they will be needed in therun-up to the Games.Over 400 Trailblazers have been recruited since January 2009. Each Trailblazer volunteers oneday a week for a minimum of four months, performing a wide range of administrative duties.Trailblazers must:  be aged 18 years old or over by 1 January 2011;  have good written and verbal English;  have excellent communication skills;  be able to volunteer for one shift a week for a minimum of three months;  be eligible to volunteer within the UK in accordance with immigrations rules; and  sign both a confidentiality agreement and a letter of agreement. 6
  7. 7. A London AmbassadorBeing a Games Maker is just one way to volunteer at Games time - the Mayor of London isrunning a separate programme during the summer of 2012.London Ambassadors will be the face of todays London and they will come from differentbackgrounds and communities and different ages: students, workers, out of work, looking toreturn to work, or retired, 16 or 60.The minimum age for London Ambassadors is 16 (born on or before 1 January 1996).Our likes and dislikesWhen we watch sports on TV, we always watch football and basketball.We like a lot basketball and we have a team with ours friends. We have twotraining sessions a week and we play basketball matches on Saturdays.KayakingWe like kayaking. Maialen Chourraut is an athlete that does kayaking and whois going to go to London Olympic games.Maialen Chourraut (Donostia, 8 March 1983)She has on her memory her experience in Pekin. She finished 16th.However, Maialen says that the London meeting is very different. The intervalbetween 2004 and 2008 was complicated for this young girl who is 28. She ismore confident now. She had two injuries of her shoulder and two operations.She was silver in the world championship 2009 in la Seu dUrgell (Lérida),where she trains now and she was bronze in Barcelona. In Bratislava, in 2010,she won the gold in the World Cup. She is an optimistic person. She said thatthese Olympic games are going to be very good.She spends 24 hours a day thinking about kayaking. She goes to the gym.She has also done the channel of Lee Valley White Water Centrey, which isalmost 50 kilometers, where she trained in December, and she will travelseveral times before the opening of games on 30 July. London will be a good 7
  8. 8. place to get acclimatized. Now her physical condition is also different. She isenthusiastic about the games. She said that she has to work hard but she ismotivated.Olympic messageThe most important thing in the Olympic Games is notto win but to take part, just as the most important thingin life is not the triumph but the struggle. The essentialthing is not to have conquered but to have fought well."In the Olympic games as in each kind of sports, the mostimportant thing is not to win, the important things is toparticipate and have fun. Many people don’t know it;we think that if you are a really sportman orsportwoman you must know it.If you win something it is great. You get very proud ofyourself, but if you lose, you can’t get angry and be sad.You have taken part and enjoyed it.Source: http://www.london2012.com 8
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