Olympic Games 2012 In London Essay

Mega Events

The opening of the Olympics was one of the major mega events of the Olympic Games in London in 2012. The opening ceremony included the performance and presentation of all participants of the Games(Hopkins & Neal 2014, 172) The ceremony was broadcasted worldwide attracting millions of spectators worldwide (Hartman, 2014, 155).

The torch relay was another mega event that symbolized the tradition of the Olympic Games. The torch symbolizes the Olympics and it is delivered from Greece, the homeland of the Olympic Games to the country, where the Olympic Games take place.

The closing of the Olympics was the final mega event of the Olympic Games that marked the ending of the Games and was the great performance that was similar in a way to the opening ceremony but, instead of welcoming athletes and spectators, the closing ceremony was the farewell of the Olympic Games in London to spectators and athletes, the last tribute to champions and all participants of the Games, who were perceived as heroes by the end of the Olympics.

Olympic Games

The Olympic Games included competitions in all Olympic sports that took place in London during the Games. Over 10,000 athletes participated in the Olympics from 204 countries represented by their National Olympic Committees (Hartman, 2014, 150). The Olympic Games included 302 events in 26 sports. In this regard, the major events were finals in 26 sports, including the most popular ones, such as football, athletics, and others. The major sport events were highlighted by mass media and broadcasted internationally. Athletes participating in the Olympics have gained the valuable experience of participating in the major sport event in four years.

 

References:

Hartman, H. (2014). London 2012 Sustainable design : Delivering an Olympic legacy : An Official London 2012 Games Publication. Oxford University Press.

Hopkins, J.C. and P. Neal. (2014). The Making of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. London: Routledge.

 

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