Where was the 2012 Summer Olympics basketball played?
It was held from 28 July to 12 August 2012. The preliminary matches and the women’s quarterfinal matches were played in the new Basketball Arena in Olympic Park, which seated up to 12,000 spectators. The men’s knockout games and the women’s games, from semifinals onward were played in the North Greenwich Arena .
How many gold medals did Great Britain win in 2012?
On 7 August 2012, Great Britain had reached its 48-medal target, and surpassed the 19 gold-medal tally from Beijing, making it the most successful Olympics since 1908.
Who was the British dressage gold medalist in 2012?
Having never won a medal in dressage in Olympic history, British riders dominated the event in 2012, winning 2 golds (both team and individual) and a bronze, Charlotte Dujardin becoming one of five British double gold medal winners. Great Britain was the first nation other than Germany to win the team event since 1980.
Where did the money come from for the 2012 Olympics?
In the Olympic cycle from 2008 until 2012 the government agency UK Sport allocated a total budget of more than £264 million towards funding Team GB and the individual athletes and teams specifically for the 2012 Olympic Games in London. The sports which received the highest funding were rowing, cycling, athletics, sailing and swimming.
When did the mens basketball tournament end in London?
Basketball at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Men’s tournament From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The men’s basketball tournament at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, began on 29 July and ended on 12 August, when the United States defeated Spain 107–100 for the gold medal.
What did the USA win in London 2012?
USA beat Spain to claim London 2012 men’s basketball gold. The USA’s Kevin Durant, left, and LeBron James celebrate winning Olympic basketball gold against Spain. It was party time at the North Greenwich Arena, as America and Spain bid farewell to the Olympics with a manic basketball disco.
When was the last time basketball was in the Olympics?
Basketball at the 2012 Summer Olympics was the eighteenth appearance of the sport of basketball as an official Olympic medal event. It was held from 28 July to 12 August 2012. The preliminary matches and the women’s quarterfinal matches were played in the new Basketball Arena in Olympic Park,…