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How far did Greg Rutherford jump in the 2012 Olympics?

How far did Greg Rutherford jump in the 2012 Olympics?

London 2012 – Greg Rutherford of Team GB takes shock gold in the long jump with a fourth-round leap of 8.31m on a glorious night for Team GB.

Who holds the record for the most Olympic medals as of 2012?

Michael Phelps
Michael Phelps and Missy Franklin won the most gold medals at the games with four each. Phelps also won the greatest number of medals overall winning six in total…

Who won the 2012 long jump?

Greg Rutherford
Athletics at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Men’s long jump

Men’s long jump at the Games of the XXX Olympiad
Competitors 42 from 35 nations
Winning distance 8.31
Greg Rutherford Great Britain Mitchell Watt Australia Will Claye United States

Who holds the British 100m record?


Event Record Athlete
100 m 9.87 (+0.3 m/s) Linford Christie
9.87 X Dwain Chambers
150 m (straight) 14.81 (+0.2 m/s) Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake
150 m (bend) 14.93 + (+0.3 m/s) John Regis

Who was eliminated from the 2012 Summer Olympics?

Moscow was the first city to be eliminated, followed by New York and Madrid. The final two contenders were London and Paris. At the end of the fourth round of voting, London won the right to host the 2012 Games with 54 votes to 50.

Where was the opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympics held?

The first event, the group stage in women’s football, began on 25 July at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, followed by the opening ceremony on 27 July. 10,768 athletes from 204 National Olympic Committees (NOCs) participated.

Why was tennis not included in the 2012 Olympics?

In tennis, mixed doubles returned to the Olympic programme for the first time since 1924. London’s bid featured the same 28 sports that had been included in other recent Summer Olympics, but the IOC voted to drop baseball and softball from the 2012 Games just two days after London had been selected as the host city.

Who are the members of the Olympos XII?

The members of the Olympos XII resemble humans either wearing armor based on a specific animal or fused with an animal body. The group is central to the story of Digimon Heroes!, although members also appear in Digimon Data Squad, Digimon World Data Squad, Digimon Collectors, Digimon World: Next Order, and the card games.

8.31 m
At the 2012 Olympics in London, Rutherford reached the final with a jump of 8.08 m, qualifying in fourth place. In the final, he took the lead in the second round with a jump of 8.21 m, improving to 8.31 m in the fourth round which proved to be the winning jump.

Where did the triathlon take place in London 2012?

Hyde Park
The triathlon events at the 2012 Summer Olympics were held in Hyde Park in London, United Kingdom, with the women’s triathlon held on 4 August and the men’s on 7 August. 110 triathletes from 39 countries competed with 55 men and 55 women competing.

What cities were in the 2012 Olympics?

117th IOC Session in Singapore The IOC members then proceeded with the vote and elected London as the host city for the Games of the XXX Olympiad. The National Olympic Committee of Great Britain and the city of London then signed the Host City Contract with the IOC.

Who closed the 2012 Olympics?

Jacques Rogge
The 2012 Summer Olympics were officially closed by Jacques Rogge, who called London’s games “happy and glorious.” The ceremony included a handover to the next host city for the 2016 Summer Olympics, Rio de Janeiro and saw the Olympic flame extinguished and the Olympic flag lowered.

How did London win the 2012 Olympic bid?

It was breathtakingly close: just four votes edged London past Paris in a secret electronic ballot of 115 members of the International Olympic Committee in Singapore. London won after a maximum four rounds of incredibly tense voting, beating Paris by 54 votes to 50.

How old is Alex Yee?

23 years (February 18, 1998)
Alex Yee/Age

Who won the 2012 women’s triathlon?

Nicola Spirig
Triathlon at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Women’s

Women’s triathlon at the Games of the XXX Olympiad
Competitors 55 from 31 nations
Winning time 1:59:48
Nicola Spirig Switzerland Lisa Nordén Sweden Erin Densham Australia

What sports were in the 2012 Olympics?

The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today approved the inclusion of a mixed doubles tennis event as well as several changes to the track cycling programme of the 2012 Olympic Games in London.

What sports did London 2012 add?

The London Games featured more than 10,500 athletes who participated in 302 events in 36 sports. The most-notable addition to the London program was women’s boxing, which made its Olympic debut in three weight classes (51 kg [112 pounds], 60 kg [132 pounds], and 75 kg [165 pounds]).

Where did the Olympics take place in 2012?

The 2012 Summer Olympics (officially known as the Games of the XXX Olympiad and commonly known as London 2012) was an international multi-sport event held from 27 July to 12 August 2012 in London, United Kingdom.

Who was the Olympic tennis champion in 2012?

The summer of 2012 was an emotional rollercoaster for Andy Murray. He reached his first Wimbledon final on 8 July but was beaten by Roger Federer, prompting a tearful response from the inconsolable Briton. Weeks later he returned to Wimbledon and produced the perfect performance to defeat Federer in straight sets to become Olympic champion.

What did James DeGale do in the Beijing Olympics?

2008 Beijing Olympics middleweight boxing champion James DeGale has appealed for help after his gold medal and MBE were stolen from his parents’ house. World champion cyclist Peter Sagan had surgery on his right knee to treat an infection on Monday putting his status for the Tokyo Olympics in question.

Who was the gold medal winner in London 2012?

Ennis-Hill, the golden girl of Team GB, smashed her own British record to win the heptathlon, Rutherford took gold in the long jump with a fourth-round leap of 8.31m and finally Farah, who would go on to win the 5,000m seven days later, stormed to 10,000m gold. All in the space of a quite astonishing 44 minutes at a home Games.

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