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OLYMPIC GAMES. London, England 2012. The Olympic Rings. 5 interlocking rings make up the Olympic Emblem. The rings are of equal dimensions and are in 5 different colours. The colours are blue , yellow , black , green and red on a white background.

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london england 2012

OLYMPIC GAMES

London, England 2012

the olympic rings
The Olympic Rings
  • 5 interlocking rings make up the Olympic Emblem.
  • The rings are of equal dimensions and are in 5 different colours.
  • The colours are blue,yellow, black, green and redon a white 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.
london 2012
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’.
olympic mascots
Olympic Mascots

Wenlockand Mandeville are the official mascots for the London Olympics and the Paralympic Games 2012.

Wenlock and Mandeville

the olympic motto
The Olympic Motto

The Olympic motto is made up from the Latin words:

‘Citius, Altius, Fortius’.

This means:

Faster

Higher

Stronger

horse riding events
Horse Riding Events

There are 3 types of horse riding events at the London Olympics in 2012.

These are:

  • Equestrian Dressage
  • Equestrian Eventing
  • Equestrian Jumping
cycling events
Cycling Events

There are 4 types of Cycling events:

  • BMX
  • Mountain Biking
  • Road Cycling
  • Track Cycling
swimming events
Swimming Events

There are 2 types of swimming events:

  • Swimming
  • Synchronised Swimming
water events
Water Events

Other water events are:

  • Diving
  • Water Polo
  • Sailing
  • Rowing
  • Canoeing
ball events
Ball Events

There are many ball events.

These include:

  • Basketball
  • Volleyball
  • Football
  • Handball
  • Tennis
  • Table Tennis
  • Hockey
other events
Other Events

Other events include:

  • Archery
  • Boxing
  • Fencing
  • Gymnastics
  • Judo / Taekwondo
  • Shooting
  • Wrestling
  • Weight Lifting
paralympics
Paralympics

Paralympics 2012

There are 20 Paralympic sports in the London Olympics:

  • Archery
  • Athletics
  • Boccia
  • Road and Track Cycling
  • Equestrian
  • Football 5 / 7 a side
  • Goal ball
  • Judo
  • Power lifting
  • Rowing
  • Sailing
  • Shooting
  • Swimming
  • Table Tennis
  • Sitting Volleyball
  • Wheelchair Basketball / Fencing / Rugby / Tennis
olympic medals 2012
Olympic Medals 2012

Gold, Silver, Bronze

1st, 2nd, 3rd