Did the Olympics take place in 2012?

03/27/2020 Off By admin

Did the Olympics take place in 2012?

London 2012 Olympic Games, athletic festival held in London that took place July 27–August 12, 2012. The London Games were the 27th occurrence of the modern Olympic Games. The London Games featured more than 10,500 athletes who participated in 302 events in 36 sports.

Who won the 5000 and 10000 m running event at 1976 Olympics?

Lasse Virén, (born July 22, 1949, Myrskylä, Finland), Finnish distance runner who was the first athlete to win gold medals in both the 5,000- and 10,000-metre races at consecutive Olympic Games: at Munich, West Germany, in 1972 and at Montreal in 1976.

What sports were in 1988 Olympics?

Table tennis was introduced at the Olympics, with China and South Korea both winning two titles.

Who won the gold medal in men’s football in 1988 Olympics?

Soviet Union
After winning the gold medal, each player from the Soviet team received 15 thousand dollars from the Soviet government….Football at the 1988 Summer Olympics.

Tournament details
Teams 16 (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s) 6 (in 5 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Soviet Union

Where was the men’s 5000 metres held in 2012?

The men’s 5000 metres competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, United Kingdom. The event was held at the Olympic Stadium on 8–11 August. The final race started out slowly, the first lap in 74.1 and only that fast because Hayle Ibrahimov accelerated the last 100.

Who was the 5000m gold medalist in London 2012?

Team GB’s Mo Farah adds the 5000m gold medal to his 10,000m gold in the Olympic Stadium at the London 2012 Olympic Games (11 August). Ethiopia’s Dejen Gebremeskel won the silver medal in the event with Kenya’s Thomas Pkemei Longosiwa taking bronze.

When did the 5000 meters start at the Olympics?

5000 metres at the Olympics. The 5000 metres at the Summer Olympics has been contested since the fifth edition of the multi-sport event. The men’s 5000 m has been present on the Olympic athletics programme since 1912.

Who are 3 athletes to have won 5000 m medal?

Three athletes have reached the podium on three occasions: Defar was also the 2008 bronze medallist, Tirunesh Dibaba won medals from 2004–2012, and Paavo Nurmi won medals in the period from 1920–1928. Historically, athletes in this event have also had success in the 10,000 metres at the Olympics.