The olympic games 2012

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The olympic games 2012

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  2. 2. The Olympic Rings• Five interlocking rings make up the Olympic Emblem.• The rings are of equal dimensions and are in 5 different colours.• The colours are , , , and on a background.• Each ring represents a continent and the joining of the rings represents the union of these continents.• The continents are North and South America (these are considered one area), Africa, Australia, Asia and Europe.• The Olympic symbol was originally designed in 1912 by Baron Pierre de Coubertin. 2
  3. 3. London 2012 • The London Olympics Emblem is based on the number 2012. • This is the year of the games. The word London reminds us of the host city. • The vision at the heart of the games is that London 2012 will be ‘Everyone’s Games’. 3
  4. 4. Olympic Mascots Wenlock and Mandeville are the official mascots for the London Olympics andWenlock and the ParalympicMandeville Games 2012. 4
  5. 5. The Olympic Motto The Olympic motto ismade up from the Latin words:‘Citius, Altius, Fortius’. This means: Faster Higher Stronger 5
  6. 6. Horse Riding EventsThere are 3 types of horse riding events at the London Olympics in 2012. These are:• Equestrian Dressage• Equestrian Eventing• Equestrian Jumping 6
  7. 7. Cycling EventsThere are 4 types of Cycling events:• BMX• Mountain Biking• Road Cycling• Track Cycling 7
  8. 8. Swimming Events There are 2 types of swimming events:• Swimming• Synchronised Swimming 8
  9. 9. Water EventsOther water events are:• Diving• Water Polo• Sailing• Rowing• Canoeing 9
  10. 10. Ball Events There are many ball events. These include:• Basketball• Volleyball• Football• Handball• Tennis• Table Tennis• Hockey 10
  11. 11. Other EventsOther events include:• Archery• Boxing• Fencing• Gymnastics• Judo / Taekwondo• Shooting• Wrestling• Weight Lifting 11
  12. 12. Paralympics 2012 Paralympics There are 20 Paralympic sports in the London Olympics:• Archery• Athletics• Boccia• Road and Track Cycling• Equestrian• Football 5 / 7 a side• Goalball• Judo• Powerlifting• Rowing• Sailing• Shooting• Swimming• Table Tennis• Sitting Volleyball• Wheelchair Basketball / Fencing / Rugby / Tennis 12
  13. 13. Olympic Medals 2012 Gold, Silver, Bronze1st, 2nd, 3rd 13

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