What countries were in the 2012 Olympics?
London 2012 Olympic Games, athletic festival held in London that took place July 27–August 12, 2012. The London Games were the 27th occurrence of the modern Olympic Games….London 2012 Olympic Games.
How many countries participated in London Olympics 2012?
2012 Summer Olympics
|Emblem of the 2012 Summer Olympics; other color variants are shown below|
|Host city||London, United Kingdom|
|Nations||204 (including IOA team)|
|Athletes||10,768 (5,992 men, 4,776 women)|
|Events||302 in 26 sports (39 disciplines)|
When did the Olympics start in London 2012?
The London 2012 Games included a four-year Cultural Olympiad. It reached a climax with the Olympic Games Opening Ceremony on 27 July 2012, starting a 60-day festival of sport and culture across the UK, as the Olympic and Paralympic spirit crossed the world once again.
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.
When did London win the right to host the Olympics?
On 6 July 2005, the final selection was announced at the 117th IOC Session in Singapore. Moscow was the first city to be eliminated, followed by New York and Madrid. The final two contenders were London and Paris. At the end of the fourth round of voting, London won the right to host the 2012 Games with 54 votes to 50.
Who was eliminated from the 2012 Summer Olympics?
Moscow was the first city to be eliminated, followed by New York and Madrid. The final two contenders were London and Paris. At the end of the fourth round of voting, London won the right to host the 2012 Games with 54 votes to 50.