Olympic games and Paralympic games London 2012
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The UK has a long history in the Olympic and Paralympic games.
In summer 2012the Paralympic games will be held at the same time as the Olympic Games
London 1948 games
London hosted the Olympic Games in 1908 and 1948.
Excel : Boxing, Fencing, judo, table tennis, taekwondo
Aquatic Centre and Olympic Park : Diving, swimming, synchronised swimming, water polo…
Wembledon : Tennis
Greenwich Park : Equestrian
North Greenwich Arena : Artistic Gymnastics, Trampoline, Basketball
Olympic stadium : Athletics
Wembley Arena : Badminton - Gymnastics
Hyde Park : Triathlon, marathon
Olympic and Paralympic games in London 2012 will take place in different places like the Olympic Park through London, and the outside of London
The most importants venues are :
Others sports (soccer, archery…) are going to take place in many stadiums
In 2008, the Olympic games took place in Beijin.
They were already there...
Rafael Nadal, who won the gold medal at the Olympics games in 2008, is one of the best tennis man.
Teddy Riner is only 21 and he is one of the most expected competitor in 2012. He is the youngest judoka who won the bronze medal at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing
Usain Bolt, triple Olympic champion, will defend his title and fight his own record.It is the athlete who won the most medals.
This is the best handball team.France expects many of his teams who won the 2008 Olympics.
Laure Manaudou totally failed at the 2008 Olympics. In 2012, she’ll come back stronger and France expects a lot of her swimmer
Athletic : Athletic : 100m100m
I think that Eric Lamaze, Olympic gold medalist in Beijing, is going to go to the podium because he is an excellent rider with the best horse.
Kristin Armstrong is the best rider I know. She won the gold medal. I hope she’s going to win another because she is the bravest
Ben Rushgrove won a silver medal at the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games.
They are Athletes…
… but also heroes
Eleanor Simmonds was a Paralympic gold medalist.
Athletic 100m Athletic 100m /200m/200m