This article is about London Olympics 2012. In this article you will find information about the Olympics 2012. History of Olympics and London games. You will find the ticketing, traveling packages, destinations and much more about London Olympics. I mentioned information about few famous athletes participating in this event. Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt are famous athlete in this event.
After a long time lag, no more waits and delays. For the anticipated moment has finally arrived. Years of practice, months of hard work, weeks of struggle all result to the hours of glory “THE 2012 OLYMPICS” which is to be held at London on 27th of July 2012 and shall be concluded on 12th of august 2012. The first Olympic held in London was in 1908. Later Olympic was again to be held on 1944 at London but got cancelled due to the unresolved conflicts of world war II. On 6th of July 2005, the London 2012 Olympic bid was announced winner of the bidding process.
According to history, the first Olympic games started at 776 B.C. It was committed to the Olympian Gods and staged on the ancient plains of Olympia. It continued for almost 12 centuries. These Olympic games were closely linked to the religious festivals of Zeus. They intended to showcase their inner strength, audacity and physical qualities. To compete with one another and to put up a magnificent and honourable performance. They challenge their opponents to master their skills. The Olympic Games owed their purity and importance to religion. After a triumph, the winner’s name was announced and palm branches were placed in his hands whilst the close observers, the spectators cheered to their victory. Beautiful fine flowers were showered on them and red ribbons were tied on his head and hands as an indication of victory and acquisition. After the conclusion of hard work and persistency, the prescribed award ceremony would be accommodated on the last day of games at the upgraded antechamber of the temple of Zeus. The Olympic victor’s name, his father’s name and his homeland would be announced in a loud audible voice and the Greek judge would position the sacred olive tree wreath on the victor’s head. Loud ovation and applauses would break through the silence.
London Olympic 2012 games
This year the London Olympic shall feature 26 sports which have been played worldwide such as archery, athletics, badminton, fencing, boxing, mountain bike, weight lifting, water polo, swimming, volley ball, wrestling, triathlon, tennis, table tennis, taekwondo, shooting, sailing, rowing, judo, hockey etc.
The Olympic tickets have been highly demanded in a short period of time. Tickets have been sold to the public over night including 6oo for gymnastics, 7oo for beach volley ball and 1oo for swimming. All the confirmed tickets are collected in London. Where as all those events taking place outside London, the tickets will still be accumulated at the ticket collection centre in London. No postal service has been used for the tickets deliveries.
London Olympics 2012 travel packages
The travel packages include choices of first class accommodations in London. Certain requisites such as daily breakfast. Choices for London’s finest sight seeing experiences which may be the London open top double decker bus tour, London eye experience with fast track vip entry, London pass which is one day pass with entry to over 55 attractions of London. Service for arrival and departure. Greetings and welcome from the road trips staffs on your arrival. London’s welcome kit and gift packages shall be provided. Concierge service throughout the Summer games. Alternatives for transportation, may be private or official games transportation system. Including hotel rooms with the best facilities and adeptness. Private guides for tours and transportation are available.
London Olympic athletes
Being an athlete is certainly no nominal aspire. It cost years of will, courage, skills and determination. Being an athlete cirlcles around active diversion necessitating physical and mental exertion involving the spirit of persistency and will power. Over the years, there have been numbers of athletes and participation. Each year new talent unfolds, skills arose, techniques altered and a much amended presentation is show cased. Some talents rise, some fall while a few stand on the average. A few endowment stand on a diverse height with their names agnised. Such as Michael Phelps, Usain Bolt, Amanda smock etc.
The most graced Olympian of all times. An American swimmer born in 30th June 1985. Attaining 21 medals he holds the all time record for gold medals. In winning 8 gold medals at 2008 Olympic Beijing games, Phelps acquired the record for the most first place finishes at any Olympic games. He is the long hold record holder for swimming. In 2004 Olympics in Athens, Phelps earned 6 gold medals including 2 bronze medals. Phelps laid 2nd to Ian Thorpe in the event that would have earned him his 7th gold medals in Athens. Ian Thorpe over came Phelps by 5 seconds. With aspiration in his blood his accumulation doesn’t cease here. He keeps on contributing to his collection of achievements and records. His earliest struggle came in London on Thursday in men 2oom individual medley where Phelps gained a gold medal over his American fellow Ryan Lochte.
Usain Bolt, another well recognized athlete of the Olympics. Bolt, a Jamaican sprinter born in August 21st 1986. He’s no stranger to gold medals. Through diligence and will power he earned himself 5 times world and 3 times Olympic gold medals. He grasps the Olympic record in 1oo meters and 200 meters. He was the very first man to win 3 sprinting events at a single Olympic since Carl Lewis in 1984. In no time he won track and field of the year and sportsman of the year. Later on, after his triumph in Olympics 2oo8 on his come back to Jamaica, he was honoured and ennobled in a home coming celebration and was avowedly rewarded the “order of distinction” in recognition of his exertion and accomplishments at the Olympics. He was designated as the IAAF male athlete of the year and earned a peculiar award for his performance. His attempts and exertion have earned him the media nickname as “lightning bolt”.
London Olympic destination
After all the exertion, experience and accumulation of knowledge, time and skills the 2012 Olympics is finally concluding to its destination yet the exhilaration and excitement builds. In addition to it the Olympic torch has reached its end on the torch relay. All the adrenaline, rush and merriment will all happen again after 4 years.