How many swimming events were there at the 2012 Olympics?

The London Aquatics Centre, designed by famed architect Zaha Hadid, hosted the swimming events during the 2012 Summer Olympics. Similar to the program’s format in 2008, swimming featured a total of 34 events (17 each for men and women) including two 10 km open-water marathons.

Who was the most successful US Olympian in 2012?

United States at the 2012 Summer Olympics. Allyson Felix became the most successful U.S. track-and-field athlete at the event, winning three gold medals. Swimmer Michael Phelps emerged as the most decorated athlete in Olympic history, with a total of 22 medals won (including four gold and two silver medals in London) – 18 gold,…

Who are the host cities for the 2012 Summer Olympics?

By 15 July 2003, the deadline for interested cities to submit bids to the International Olympic Committee (IOC), nine cities had submitted bids to host the 2012 Summer Olympics: Havana, Istanbul, Leipzig, London, Madrid, Moscow, New York City, Paris, and Rio de Janeiro.

Who is from the Philippines in the Olympics?

The Philippines was represented in the woman’s long jump event by Marestella Torres, the only competitor from Southeast Asia in the event. This was her second Olympic Games, having previously competed in the same event at the 2008 Summer Olympics.

Where did archery take place in the 2012 Olympics?

Each event was then played in a single-elimination tournament format, except for the semi-final losers, who played-off to decide the bronze medal winner. Lord’s Cricket Ground hosted the archery at the 2012 Games. In the individual events, all 64 competitors entered the competition at the first round, the round of 64.

Where did gymnastics take place in the 2012 Olympics?

Three gymnastics disciplines were contested at the 2012 Olympic Games in London: artistic gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics and trampolining. The trampoline events were held at the North Greenwich Arena (normally called The O2 Arena) from 3 to 4 August; the artistic events were also held at…

How many archers can you send to the Olympics?

Each National Olympic Committee (NOC) was permitted to enter a maximum of six competitors, three per gender. NOCs that qualified teams for a particular gender were able to send a three-member team to the team event and also have each member compete in the individual event.

Who are the winners of the London 2012 Olympics?

Marianne Vos (left) of the Netherlands beating Britain’s Elizabeth Armitstead (right) and Russia’s Olga Zabelinskaya (centre) to the finish of the women’s race in the London 2012 Olympic Games road cycling competition. Sheilla Castro (13) of Brazil spiking the volleyball against the U.S. during their final match at the 2012 London Olympic Games.

What did Missy Franklin win at the 2012 Olympics?

Kanayeva, Yevgeniya Yevgeniya Kanayeva of Russia performing en route to winning a gold medal in the individual rhythmic gymnastics all-around event at the 2012 London Olympic Games. Sergei Ilnitsky—EPA/Alamy Missy Franklin after winning a gold medal in the 100-metre backstroke at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Chris Schmid—Eyemage Media/Alamy

How many medals did the United States win in swimming?

Swimming featured 34 events (17 male, 17 female), including two 10 km open-water marathons in Hyde Park’s Serpentine Lake. The remaining 32 were contested in a 50 m long course pool within the Olympic Park. United States claimed a total of 31 medals (16 golds, 9 silver,…

What was not included in the London 2012 Olympics?

London’s bid featured the same 28 sports that had been included in other recent Summer Olympics, but the IOC voted to drop baseball and softball from the 2012 Games just two days after London had been selected as the host city.

When did football start at the 2012 Olympics?

Football at the 2012 Summer Olympics From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The association football tournament at the 2012 Summer Olympics was held from 25 July to 11 August, and was the only sport to begin before the official opening day of the Olympic Games, two days before the opening ceremony.