Tuesday, 10 July 2012

India at the 2012 Summer Olympics

Following a bid headed by former Olympic champion Sebastian Coe and the then Mayor of London Ken Livingstone, London was selected as the host city on 6 July 2005 during the 117th IOC Session in Singapore, defeating Moscow New York CityMadrid and Paris. London will become the first city to officially host the modern Olympic Games three times, having previously done so in1908 and in 1948.
The London Olympic 2012 logo

The 2012 Summer Olympic Games, officially the Games of the XXX Olympiad, and also known as London 2012 as per the official logo, are scheduled to take place in London, United Kingdom, from 27 July to 12 August 2012.
The Olympic park, London June 2011

India is scheduled to take part in the 2012 Summer Olympics to be held in London from 27 July to 12 August 2012. The Indian government plans to spend over 45,000,000 $ in preparing for the games. Ajit Pal Singh has been named the chef de mission of the Indian contingent by the IOA.

With 81 players qualified for 13 sports, India is all set to make a better impact this time.

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