Who Organised the 2012 Olympics?
Who Organised the 2012 Olympics?
The London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) was the organisation responsible for overseeing the planning and development of the 2012 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Who won Rio Olympics 2012?
Michael Phelps and Missy Franklin won the most gold medals at the games with four each….2012 Summer Olympics medal table.
|2012 Summer Olympics medals|
|Location||London, Great Britain|
|Most gold medals||United States (47)|
|Most total medals||United States (104)|
Who finished with the most gold medals at the Summer Olympics in 2012?
Overall, the U.S. won an Olympics-high 46 golds, which was the country’s best performance in a non-boycotted Olympics since the poorly organized 1904 Games, where more than five-sixths of the competitors were Americans.
Who officially opened the 2012 Summer Olympics?
Queen Elizabeth II
The opening ceremony of the 2012 Summer Olympics took place on the evening of Friday 27 July 2012 in the Olympic Stadium, London, during which the Games were formally opened by Queen Elizabeth II.
Who hosted the best Olympics?
Los Angeles Cities in the U.S. have hosted the Olympic Games more times than any other country. A total of eight Olympics, including Winter Olympics, have been held in the U.S. in the history of the modern Games. Los Angeles, California has had the honor of hosting two Summer Games, in 1932 and again in 1984.
Who won 2010 Olympics?
Athletes from Slovakia and Belarus won the first Winter Olympic gold medals for their nations. Cross-country skier Marit Bjørgen from Norway won five medals (three gold, one silver, one bronze), more than any other athlete….Medal table.
|Nation||Totals (26 nations)|
Who’s the most decorated Olympian of all time?
Michael Phelps: 28 medals. Phelps has earned 23 gold, three silver and 2 bronze medals in his career. He is the most decorated American Olympic athlete in history. Phelps’ Olympic career spanned from 2000-2016.
Who was the first Indian female to win an Olympic medal?
At the 2000 Sydney Games, Karnam Malleswari became the first Indian woman to win an Olympic medal.
Who has hosted Olympics 3 times?
London was the first city to host the Summer Olympic Games three times, followed by Paris, Los Angeles, Athens and Tokyo, where the Games have each been held twice.
Who won the 2014 Olympics?
Slovenia won its first Winter Olympics gold medal ever, in alpine skiing. This was also the first Winter Olympic gold medal tie….2014 Winter Olympics medal table.
|2014 Winter Olympics medals|
|Most gold medals||Russia (11) and Norway (11)|
|Most total medals||Russia (30)|
Who won the 2010 Winter Olympics?
Cross-country skier Marit Bjørgen from Norway won five medals (three gold, one silver, one bronze), more than any other athlete….2010 Winter Olympics medal table.
|2010 Winter Olympics medals|
|Most gold medals||Canada (14)|
|Most total medals||United States (37)|
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Who is the most decorated female Olympian?
gymnast Larisa Latynina
Most number of Olympic medals won Among the women, former Soviet gymnast Larisa Latynina, with 18 Olympic medals, is the most successful female Olympian. Nine of those were gold, a record for most golds by a female athlete at the Olympics.
Who has the second most gold medals?
The Soviet Union
The Soviet Union still sits second for total medals (1,204) and golds (473), while Germany is third in both categories (339 golds, 1,056 medals).
Who is the first Indian woman?
Firsts in India – Women. The first Indian woman to be awarded the Bharat Ratna – Smt Indira Gandhi. The first lady Governor of an Indian state was Smt Sarojini Naidu.
Who is the singer at the Olympics Closing Ceremony?
singer Malika Ayane
Violinist Giovanni Andrea Zanon led the Italian national anthem alongside pop singer Malika Ayane at the closing ceremony of the 2022 Winter Olympics.
Who won the first medal in 2012 from India?
The Indian medallists at London 2012 Gagan Narang, who was the first Indian to qualify for the London Olympics also became the first to open India’s medal tally, with a bronze in the 10m air rifle.
Why is the UK not in the Olympics?
The actual reason for the name isn’t drawn from geography at all but is a branding exercise. The British Olympic team had a terrible performance in the 1996 Atlanta Games, and the organization was overhauled in subsequent years.