Who are the gold medalists in the 2012 Summer Olympics?

Who are the gold medalists in the 2012 Summer Olympics?

Missy Franklin tied with Michael Phelps for most gold medals won at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Where did London win the right to host the 2012 Olympics?

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. Tragically, the celebrations in London were short-lived, being overshadowed by bombings on London’s transport system less than 24 hours after the announcement.

Why was tennis not included in the 2012 Olympics?

In tennis, mixed doubles returned to the Olympic programme for the first time since 1924. 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.

Where did rowing take place in the 2012 Olympics?

The starting line at Eton Dorney. The rowing competitions at the 2012 Olympic Games in London were held from 28 July to 4 August 2012, at Dorney Lake which, for the purposes of the Games venue, was officially termed Eton Dorney.

When did Australia compete in the 2012 Olympics?

Australia competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, from 27 July to 12 August 2012.

Why was Ekaterina Poistogova disqualified from the Olympics?

After an investigation, Poistogova was one of five Russian runners whom the World Anti-Doping Agency recommended to receive a lifetime ban for doping during the London Olympics. On 7 April 2017, CAS refused to decide on disqualification from 2012, and disqualify Ekaterina Poistogova from 2015.

Who was the only Australian to win an Olympic medal?

Malcolm Page was the only Australian to defend an Olympic title in London and he did so in Australia’s strongest sport at the Games- sailing. Page won the 470 class in 2008 and teamed up with Mathew Belcher to take the crown in 2012.