London Olympian in 2012


London will host the Summer Olympics of 2012, this will be the third time London hosts the Olympics after 1908 and 1948. The vast majority of events will take place in East London.

the Opening ceremony of the London Olympics be held on 27 July 2012. from 19 h 30 local time. The organization of the opening ceremony was entrusted to director Danny Boyle. March 14, 2011, 500 days of the opening ceremony of London 2012 organizers and Omega (Official Timekeeper of the London Games) unveiled the countdown in Trafalgar Square.

Olympics and Paralympics in 2012 will use a mixture of new venues, existing and historic facilities, and temporary facilities.

most sites are located in Greater London, except the sailing events which by necessity are located on the Isle of Portland in the south of Britain.

The football tournament will also take place outside London and will take place over several courses across the UK.

Side transport, many improvements have or will take place, as the expansion of the London Overground East London Line, upgrades to the Docklands Light Railway and the introduction of a new service high-speed rail "Javelin", that will be used in particular connected Stratford International airport to central London.

A cable car system across the Thames between Greenwich Peninsula and the Royal Docks should also be in place, it should pouuvoir carry up to 2,500 passengers per hour between 02Arena and the Excel Exhibition center.

the organizers estimate that some 8 million tickets available for the Olympics, and 1.5 million tickets for the Paralympic Games. There will also be free events. For example, marathon and triathlon

In Britain, ticket prices range from £ 20 for many events over £ 2000 for the seats more expensive at the opening ceremony. Tickets can be purchased on the official website of the Olympic Games in 2012, but due to high demand, you can not buy tickets after a draw beforehand fate.