What were the most memorable moments of the 2012 London Olympic Games?
Here are the most memorable moments from the 2012 London Olympics.
- Track and Field: Mo Farah Wins 10K.
- Track and Field: Bolt’s 100-Meter Strike.
- Swimming: Phelps Breaks All-Time Medal Record.
- Women’s Gymnastics: Fab 5 Awaits Golden Confirmation.
- Track and Field: ‘Blade Runner’ Advances.
- Women’s Soccer: Alex Morgan’s Header.
Who performed at the London 2012 Olympics?
At exactly 20:12 (8:12 pm) the Red Arrows performed a flypast over the Olympic Stadium and then over the concert in Hyde Park. This concert featured artists selected to represent the four nations of the United Kingdom: Duran Duran, Stereophonics, Snow Patrol and Paolo Nutini.
How many people around the world watched the London 2012 Opening Ceremony?
900 million people
LONDON (Reuters) – The opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics attracted an estimated global TV audience of 900 million people, with under-fire NBC notching up record viewing figures in the United States, organisers said on Tuesday.
How many sports were there in the 2012 Olympics?
The London Games featured more than 10,500 athletes who participated in 302 events in 36 sports.
Who played London 2012 opening ceremony?
On August 12, the Olympic Stadium – which staged so many impressive sporting achievements during the Games – played host to a kaleidoscopic ceremony that celebrated the best of British music, with performances by artists including One Direction, Annie Lennox, George Michael, the Spice Girls, Take That and The Who.
How many people watched the London opening ceremony?
40.7 million people
Across all platforms, including NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports app, 17 million people watched the ceremony, according to Cynopsis. The audience fell 37 per cent from Rio 2016, when 26.5 million watched the Games opener, and 59 per cent from London 2012 which pulled in 40.7 million people.
How many people watched the London 2012 Olympic Games?
London 2012 Games Set A Viewership Record, At 219.4 Million : The Torch The London Summer Games have now become the most-watched television event in U.S. history, with a total of 219.4 viewers over 17 days of coverage.