16 ago. 2012

Spain - 2012 Olympic Medals l London 2012

Spain - 2012 Olympic Medals l London 2012

Joel González Bonilla celebrating hisTaekwondo 58 kg gold medal match on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Results for Spain

First of all, I would like to congratulate all the winners !! You are simply the best !! 
But, now when the Olympics London 2012 have finished, it is time to rewind and look back at past Olympic Games and our performance... 
How did Spain fair in past Olympics? Athens was 19, Peking was 18 .... London has finished with 17 medals (3 gold, 10 silver and 4 bronze ones). We hope there is not a downward tendency !! 
Ranking? Spain finished 21st , with North Korea, Chec Rep, Jamaica, Iran, New Zealand and Cuba all respectively above.
Number of Gold medals? The all-time historical benchmark is Barcelona 1992 where Spain managed 13 Gold Medals. In Pekin 2008 Spain managed 5 and in London Spain has managed 3 Gold Medals. 
We hope there is not a downward tendency !!

If you want to guess full information about results click this link  http://m.london2012.com/schedule-and-results/

Photos - 2012 Olympics | London 2012

23 jul. 2012

London welcomes the Olympic Flame

During its time in the capital, the Olympic Flame will be carried by 982 Torchbearers and travel around 200 miles of the capital’s streets, taking in landmarks, community spaces and places to showcase London to the world.
Dame Kelly Holmes, who won 800m and 1500m gold at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games was the first Torchbearer in the capital in recognition of her success as athlete. She carried the Olympic Flame from Tower Wharf up on to the ramparts of the Tower of London.

Giving the Flame a Great British welcome - London 2012 Olympics

Pau Gasol will carry Spain's flag at London 2012

Pau Gasol will carry Spain's flag in the opening ceremony at the London Olympics next week, the Spanish Olympic Committee said Friday.
The Lakers basketball player replaced tennis star Rafael Nadal, who announced Thursday he was pulling out of the London Games because of physical problems.
Los Angeles Lakers centre Gasol is one of the country’s most recognised sportsmen and helped Spain win silver in Beijing four years ago, when they lost in the final to the United States.

3 jul. 2012


'Our daddies are the champions': Spanish heroes celebrate with kids

Sofia and leonor were wearing team shirts

Two years after Spain's World Cup victory, mini football fans Sofia and Leonor once again helped welcome the victorious national team back to the royal palace.
Proudly wearing team shirts with their names printed on the back, the little princesses inspected the Euro 2012 trophy under the watchful eye of their grandfather King Juan Carlos.

Big Ben, time for a new name

 Elizabeth Tower: The clock tower will be renamed to mark the Queen's six decades on the throne
One of Britain’s best-known landmarks, the tower housing Big Ben will be renamed ‘The Elizabeth Tower’ in honour of the Queen’s six decades on the throne.
The tower, formally known as The Clock Tower, will bear the Queen’s name in perpetuity. 
The 316-foot tower has become one of the most well-known symbols of London and will still be known colloquially as Big Ben

Winners of Euro Cup 2012

Spain again becomes Winner or Champion of Euro cup.
Now Spain has became the first side to successfully defend a European Championship title, as well as the first to win three consecutive major tournaments after their triumphs at Euro 2008 and the 2010 World Cup.

 Spain the winner of euro cup 2012