Summer Olympic Games in London is by far the highest number of host cities. Is also the history's first three cities hosting the Olympic Games for the first time: 1908 London Olympic Games; second time: the 1948 London Olympic Games; third time: the 2012 London Olympics. In July 2001 they lost to Beijing, missed the 2008 Summer Olympics. However, they soon recovered from the shadow of defeat came, confidently announced to the 2012 Olympic Games bid. In the five candidate cities, they are considered the largest popular cities. After waiting a period of nearly suffocated people, after a 13-year-old ethnic Chinese Singaporean girls to put the outcome of the letter handed over to Roger. Rogge thanked the host, the people of Singapore, after the application of national and five candidate cities, to the world loudly announced: the 30th Summer Olympic Games are in London.
The London Olympic Games will open on July 27, 2012. It’s the third time London hosts the Games. The first was in 1908 and the second was in 1948.
The children of London and the UK are looking forward to the London 2012 Games. Are you? It’s time to look ahead. Meet the mascots
Let’s say hello to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic mascots (奥运会和残奥会吉祥物)! They are Wenlock and Mandeville. They only have one eye. But they look very friendly.