Saturday, July 28, 2012

London Olympics Opening Ceremony in pictures

London Olympics 2012 opening ceremony was grand...  Lots of glitter and glamour... and lots of fireworks too..  The opening ceremony showcased Great Britain's rich heritage combined with dazzling fireworks and stunning visual effects.

Here is the look at the London Olympics 2012 Opening ceremony in pictures.. 

London Olympics Opening ceremony showing Olympics ring in fireworks... 
Pic credit: Reuters: Suzanne Plunkett

London Olympics 2012: Olympics ring in display at the Tower bridge over Thames river

London Olympics 2012 Opening Ceremony: Fireworks in display over the Tower Bridge in London

Olympic Cauldron lit and burning at the London Olympics 2012 Opening Ceremony

At London Olympics 2012 Opening Ceremony, British cyclist Bradley Wiggins ringing the Olympic Bell
Pic credit: Jae C. Hong/AP

London Summer Olympics 2012 Opening ceremony fireworks in display at the London Stadium

Queen Elizabeth II at the London Olympics 2012 Opening Ceremony

Sir Steve Redgrave holds the Olympic torch aloft before handing it to the seven young athletes who will light the Olympic flame

The Olympic cauldron is lit by budding Olympians from Great Britain during the Opening Ceremony at  the 2012 Summer Olympics in London
Pic credit: AP Photo/Leon Neal, Pool

Beautiful petals of the Olympic cauldron joining together to form the Olympic flame which was awesome

The Olympic cauldron at the London Summer Olympics 2012 

Fireworks at display during the Opening ceremony of the London Olympics 2012

Beatles singer Paul McCartney performs  Hey Jude song during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. 
Pic credit: AP Photo/Matt Dunham, Pool

100m and 200m champion Usain Bolt of Jamaica leading the Jamaican contingent at the London Olympics Opening ceremony

The Indian Contingent led by Sushil Kumar as the flag bearer at the 2012 London Olympics Opening ceremony 

Canada's flag bearer Simon Whitfield holds the national flag as he leads the contingent in the athletes parade during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 27, 2012. 
Pic credit: REUTERS/Mike Blake 

Great Britain's Chris Hoy carries the national flag as confetti surrounds the team during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

Fencer Mariel Zagunis leads Team USA into the stadium during the Opening Ceremony for the 2012 Olympic Summer Games in London.

Maria Sharapova of the Russia Olympic tennis team carries her country's flag during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on July 27, 2012 in London, England.
Pic courtesy: Lars Baron/Getty Images

Wishing the London Olympics 2012 a huge success!!! May the best man/woman/team win :) 

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