Where is the Olympic Games 2012
Thirties in a row Summer Olympic Games 2012 will be held from July 27 to August 12 in London. At the same time the capital of the UK will be the first city in which they will be held for the third time. In addition to this city, for the right to host the games claimed by Moscow, Madrid, Rio de Janeiro, Paris, Istanbul, New York, Havana, Leipzig.
According to information published on the official website of the Russian Olympic Committee, the majority of sporting events will be held within the Greater London area. At the same sports facilities will be divided into three parts: the Olympic, the river and the central zone. The Olympic Zone is the Olympic Village; basketball and handball arenas; water arena, which will be competitions in all water sports; london velopark, Hockey Center. On the same grounds, and the Olympic Stadium is where the solemn ceremony of opening and closing games. In the central area on the playground Wembley will host some football matches on Horse Gards Pered - beach volleyball, in Hyde Park - triathlon race, and Lords Cricket Ground - the competition in archery. In addition, in the central area of the Olympic champions are determined Summer Games 2012 volleyball (Earl's Court). Also it passes through the center of veloshosse located in Regent's Park. River zone covers Exhibition Centre UK capital, which held competitions in judo, weightlifting, wrestling, fencing, boxing, etc. Competitions for all types of gymnastics, basketball and badminton will be held at the O2 Arena sports fields (North Greenwich Arena 1) and Greenwich Arena (North Greenwich Arena 2). Royal Artillery Barracks will host the athletes in shooting, and Greenwich Park will all competitions in equestrian sport and part - modern pentathlon. Despite the abundance of cutting-edge sporting venues in London, some types of events will be held outside the British capital. For example, competition in sailing and all types of boating, as well as preliminary football matches, which will be held in five cities in the United Kingdom: Glasgow, Manchester, Newcastle, Birmingham and Cardiff.