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Who was the director of the 2012 Olympics opening ceremony?

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. During the Games, Michael Phelps became the most decorated Olympic athlete of all time, winning his 22nd medal.

Who was eliminated from the 2012 Summer Olympics?

Moscow was the first city to be eliminated, followed by New York and Madrid. 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.

Who is the gold medalist in men’s basketball in the Olympics?

Olympics men’s basketball 2012: USA 107 – Spain 100 – as it happened. Kevin Durant scored 30 points as the USA men’s basketball team defeated Spain 107-100 and won their second straight gold medal.

Why was tennis not included in the 2012 Olympics?

In tennis, mixed doubles returned to the Olympic programme for the first time since 1924. London’s bid featured the same 28 sports that had been included in other recent Summer Olympics, but the IOC voted to drop baseball and softball from the 2012 Games just two days after London had been selected as the host city.

Who are the gold medalists in the 2012 Summer Olympics?

Missy Franklin tied with Michael Phelps for most gold medals won at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Who was the Olympic gold medalist for Ukraine in 2012?

On 22 December 2018, it was announced that Ukraine’s Oleksiy Torokhtiy, London 2012 Olympic gold medalist, had tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs. On 19 December 2019, the IOC stripped him of his gold medal. [90]

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.