Summer Olympic Games in 2012 will be held in London, United Kingdom from 27 July to 12 august. After that , from 29 August to 9 September the Paralympic games will follow.
London won the honour to host the olympic games in 2005 against Paris ( its main opponent - 4 votes difference) , Madrid, New York and Moskow.
Olympic events will take place in different venues and Greater london is divided into three main zones: Olympic zone, River zone and Central Zone. The first one will include the Olympic pak in stratford, East London, the second one venues on river Thames such as )2 arena ans ExCel exhibition center, the third one is the Central zone,l which includes the very famous Wembly Stadium.
Most of the games` organisation will be funded by the public, with public money. The estimations are that everything will cost about 9 000 000.Some private companies and organisations will also help funding the Games.
London Organisation Comitee is the main governing bosy for the games. Sebastian Coe is the president of LOC and Paul Deighton is the executive director.
About 100 000 people will work to make these games a real success. These games will be one of the most desired events in 2012 and millions of people wait impatiently for them.