LONDON OLYMPICS 2012 . The Symbols of the Olympic Games OLYMPICS RINGS The Olympics Rings are five interlocking rings that stand for the five original cotninents , (Africa, America, Asia, Australia, and Europe) and the athletes from around the world. FLAME-.
LONDON OLYMPICS 2012
The Symbols of the Olympic Games
The Olympics Rings are five interlocking rings that stand for the five original cotninents,(Africa, America, Asia, Australia, and Europe) and the athletes from around the world.
The Olympic mascot Wenlock,left and the Paraolympic mascot Madeville.they were created from two drops of steel from Olympics Stadium.
The 26 Olympic sports at London 2012 will be:
Badminton Modern Pentathlon
Canoe and Kayak Shooting
Cycling Table Tennis
Paralympic Table Tennis
The sports will take place in 21 venues.
Facts about London
56 Indian Athletes have participated in the Beijing Olympic Games held from 8th to 24th August, 2008 and first time in the history of the Indian sports, India has won three medals (1 Gold + 2 Bronze). List of medal winners alongwith those athletes who gave creditable performance in Beijing is furnished below:-
a) Sh. AbhinavBindra, Shooter won first Individual Gold medal in shooting 10 M Air Rifle.
b) Sh. Vijender Kumar, Boxer won first Individual Bronze medal in 75 Kg. wt. category.
c) Sh. Sushil Kumar, Wrestler won Bronze medal in 66 Kg. wt. category.
d) Ms. SaniaNehwal, Badminton player gave superb performance to became 1st Indian women shuttler to reach Olympic Quarter Finals.
e) Akhil Kumar, Boxer 54 Kg, lost in the quarter finals.
f) Jitender Kumar, Boxer 51 Kg. lost in the quarter finals.
g) GaganNarang, Air Rifle shooter though shot 595 points out of 600 points (i. e. only one point less than Abhinav) but finished 9th.