Who was the director of the 2012 Olympics opening ceremony?

Who was the director of the 2012 Olympics opening ceremony?

The opening ceremony, directed by Danny Boyle, received widespread acclaim throughout the world, particular praise from the British public and a minority of widely ranging criticisms from some social media sites. During the Games, Michael Phelps became the most decorated Olympic athlete of all time, winning his 22nd medal.

Where was the 2012 Summer Olympics closing ceremony held?

Date 12 August 2012 ( 2012-08-12) Time 21:00 – 00:11 BST ( UTC+1) Location London, United Kingdom Coordinates 51°32′19″N 0°01′00″W  /  51.53861°N 0. Also known as A Symphony of British Music

What did the London 2012 closing ceremony look like?

The arena had been transformed into a huge representation of the Union Flag in black and white, with ramps and famous London landmarks such as the London Eye, Big Ben, Battersea Power Station and the Gherkin.

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.

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,…

Where did the United States compete in the 2012 Olympics?

United States at the 2012 Summer Olympics. Jump to navigation Jump to search. The United States of America, represented by the United States Olympic Committee (USOC), competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, from July 27 to August 12, 2012.