Tag Archives: 2012 LONDON OLYMPICS

London 2012 Olympics Closed with Spectacular Ceremony

The London 2012 Olympics have ended with a spectacular musical closing ceremony and the official handover to the next host city, Rio de Janeiro. The three-hour show featured some of the biggest names of British pop from decades past, including the Spice Girls, George Michael and Elbow.»

Olympic Boxing: Cuban Alvarez Left with Bronze

In a moved semifinal, with more than enough exchanges and effective blows, Cuban boxer  Lazaro Alvarez lost 19-14 to Irish John Kevin and could not access the title dispute in the 56 kg division, in the 2012 London Olympics.»

London 2012: Leonel was Baptized in Night of Stars

Cuban decathlete Leonel Suarez climbed the podium again in London 2012, in a night where Bolt became the first athlete in history to get to renew his Olympic titles in 100 and 200 meters, and the Kenyan David Rudisha led the best 800-meter race in history.»

Cuban Wrestler Defends Title in London Olympics

Mijain Lopez remained the Olympic champion in men’s 120-kg of the Greco-Roman wrestling after beating Estonian Heiki Nabi for the gold medal in London. Thus, Cuba climbed to the 13th place in the medals standings by country with 3 gold, 3 silver and 1 bronze.»

Cuban Leuris Pupo Olympic Champion!

Cuban athlete Leuris Pupo reached the gold medal in the 25m rapid fire pistol and equaled the world record, setting an unprecedented moment in the history of the sport in his nation.»

Cuban Hanser Garcia Makes History in London Olympics

Cuba’s swimmer Hanser Garcia made history on Tuesday in the 2012 Olympic Games held in London by entering the great final of men’s 100m freestyle with national record of 48, 04 seconds. Thus, his country will be represented again in the last stage after 16 years of absence.»