Interesting facts about the Olympic Games in 2012
• Interesting facts about the Olympic Games in 2012
London became the first city in the history of the Olympic Games, to take these three competitions.
On the safety of the competition will be spent over $ 900 million.
Logo design, which was engaged in the company "Wolff Olins", cost the NOC of Great Britain in more than $ 600,000.
The London Olympics will present the winners of the most difficult in the history of the coin - 400 grams per breast everyone.
Total in the competition will be attended by more than 10,000 athletes from 204 countries.
The largest representation of the owners - 541 sportsman.
The only woman among the independent members of the Philippines became Aangolt van that will take part in competitions in sailing. The girl is already non-existent Netherlands Antilles.
to 97% of the athletes competitions will last no more than an hour.
These Olympic Games will be the second event of the magnitude of the pilgrimage. Second only to the traditional Muslim hajj to Mecca.
foreign coaches and athletes not allowed to marry during the games.
For the first time in the history of the Olympic Games, women will compete in all represented at the Olympics sports.
The oldest athlete XXX Summer Olympic Games was Japanese rider Hiroshi Hoketsu, which 71 years in March this year. Hiroshi took part for the first time in the Summer Olympics of 1964.
The most pregnant athlete will Saryani Nur Mohamed Taibi of Malaysia, which is located on the 9th month of pregnancy. Despite this, she participates in competitions in shooting. According to the forecasts of doctors, she should give birth on September 2 this year.
In the Olympic Village is the largest restaurant network of McDonald's in the world, able to simultaneously accommodate up to 1,500 visitors.
Chinese athletes their NOC forbidden to eat meat because of the potential it contained clenbuterol, a banned by the IOC. Eating meat faces expulsion from the team.
Each Stricker, who wishes to run out naked into the arena, where the competing athletes will have to pay a fine of 20 thousand pounds.
President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko has been denied the opportunity to attend the Olympic Games, in connection with the applicable restrictions for the "But father" to enter the number of EU countries.
The Greek athlete Paraskevi Papahristu not run on meters and arenas of London, in connection with the ban, initiated by IOC tal. Although officially it comes to the Greek leadership, allegedly pulled away athlete for racist comments on Twitter. Greek just joking about the abundance of the representatives of Africa in her country.
But the president of Argentina, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, refused to visit the UK because of the long-term dispute with the Empire of the Falklands. This year marks exactly 30 years since the conflict began.
The closing ceremony of the Olympics be designated a landmark event - a one-off reunion project "Spice Girls".