What to do in London for the summer 2012 Olympics
Summer Olympic Games in 2012 will be the anniversary and will be held in London from 27 July to 12 August. United Kingdom will host the Olympics for the third time. Preparations for the event started a long time and became the most expensive in history.
The candidacy of London on the thirtieth Summer Olympics Olympic Committee was adopted in 2006. Since then, Britain has spent a lot of labor and money for the organization of this major event. Over the last year was carried out 42 checks at 28 sports venues, took a total of 350 thousand spectators. The Sports Committee has confirmed the readiness of the city to welcome guests from around the world and the fulfillment of all the promises of the organizers. Especially for this event at the Olympic Stadium in Stratford Mershgeyt Lane area it was built. Building site for the construction were prepared in 2007, facility construction began in 2008. This stadium can hold up to 80 thousand spectators. It will be the third largest in the country. the stadium was inaugurated under the motto "2012 hours before the Olympics," May 5, 2012. But the constant will be only the lower tier of the building. All upper tiers after the Olympics will be dismantled. For sports such as swimming, diving, synchronized swimming, water park construction began in July 2008. This indoor facility includes a 50-timetrovy swimming pool and a 25-timetrovy pool for diving. Construction of this facility was completed in June 2011. Especially for the Olympic Games was rebuilt the famous All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club. This club has hosted tennis tournament IV Olimpiyskix games. For XXX Olimpiyskix games in 2009, a retractable roof was built over it, it will host competitions in any weather and makes your stay more comfortable spectators. Fully prepared and awaits the Olympic Park in Stratford (East London), built on vacant land for industrial use. This complex includes the Olympic Village, Aquatics Centre and the Olympic Stadium. In addition to construction of facilities directly related to the Olympic Games are held, and other large-scale work on the preparation of the city to a huge influx of tourists. At the station, King's Cross built a new station square. This summer, she will become a major transport hub, providing a link to the Olympic Park in east London. Also, the new lobby is open to the railway station "St Pancras", where will be sent directly to express Stratford. All over the city hung ads with information about the passage of "Olympic trails" on the location of individual traffic lanes for the guests and participants of the Games and the schedule road closures related to the marathon. This Olympics promises to be the most organized.