Was Beckham in the Olympics?

Was Beckham in the Olympics?

Beckham played a role in helping London land the Games. He traveled to Singapore with the bid delegation in 2005 for the IOC members vote. He authored one of the most memorable scenes of the Opening Ceremony, driving the Olympic Flame down the River Thames on a motor boat.

What did David Beckham do at the 2012 Olympics?

The speedboat David Beckham used to carry the Olympic torch up the River Thames to the Olympic Park is going under the hammer in Surrey. Beckham, watched by a global audience, piloted the Bladerunner RIB 35 craft down the river and under Tower Bridge during the opening ceremony on 27 July.

What did David Beckham do at the 2012 Summer Olympics?

David Beckham drives a speedboat down the Thames river towards the Olympic Stadium as part of the Opening Ceremonies of the 2012 Summer Olympics on Friday (July 27) in London, England.

Why was Peter Sagan not at the Olympics?

Here’s a closer look into the diet of champion boxer Vikas Kishan. A day after surgery to treat an infection in his knee, the Slovak Olympic Committee and the Slovak Cycling Federation said three-time world champion Peter Sagan will miss the Tokyo Olympics.

Where did the 2012 Summer Olympics take place?

The 2012 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXX Olympiad, were held in London, United Kingdom, from 25 July 2012 to 12 August 2012. Approximately 10,500 athletes participated in 302 events in 26 sports.

Who was the director of the 2012 Olympics opening ceremony?

The opening ceremony, directed by Danny Boyle, received widespread acclaim throughout the world, particular praise from the British public and a minority of widely ranging criticisms from some social media sites. During the Games, Michael Phelps became the most decorated Olympic athlete of all time, winning his 22nd medal.

Who was disqualified from the 2012 Summer Olympics?

20 kilometres walk On 24 March 2016, the Court of Arbitration for Sport has issued decision that all competitive results obtained by Olga Kaniskina from 15 August 2009 to 15 October 2012 are disqualified for doping. Qieyang Shenjie of China was advanced to silver, and Liu Hong of China to bronze.