What happened to the London 2012 Olympic cauldron?
The Olympic cauldron will be dismantled during the London 2012 closing ceremony and each of the 204 copper “petals” that make it work will be given to the competing nations to take home. While the Games is ongoing the cauldron will be moved to the side of the stadium to allow for track and field competitions.
Who Organised London Olympics?
The British Olympic Association received £5.3 million, the British Paralympic Association £2.6 million, and £20 million was returned to the Department for Culture, Media and Sport….London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
|Formation||7 October 2005|
|Headquarters||One Churchill Place, Canary Wharf|
Who hosted the 2012 Olympics?
2012 Summer Olympics
|Emblem of the 2012 Summer Olympics; other colour variants are shown below|
|Host city||London, United Kingdom|
|Motto||Inspire a Generation|
|Nations||204 (including IOA team)|
|Athletes||10,768 (5,992 men, 4,776 women)|
How does the Olympic cauldron work?
At the ceremony, a parabolic mirror and the sun’s rays are used to ignite the Olympic flame. The flame is then passed on to the first torchbearer of the Olympic torch relay. This is usually done months in advance of the Games, but the flame for the Tokyo Olympics actually was produced over a year ago.
Who hosted the Olympics in 2011?
2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games
|Host city||Athens, Greece|
|Motto||Join the wonderful winning world (Greek: Ενωθείτε με τον υπέροχο κόσμο των νικητών)|
Who Lit 2012 Olympic flame?
People who have lit the Olympic cauldron
|2012 Summer||London||Desirèe Henry|