Eight pairs of athletes have been disqualified from competition after allegedly playing to lose their matches. In Olympic parlance, they were ejected for “not using one’s best efforts to win a match.”
Beside this, what happened in the Olympics 2012?
London became the first city to host the modern Olympics three times, having previously hosted the Summer Games in 1908 and in 1948.
|The basic shape of 2012 Olympics logo. Other color variants are shown below.|
|Host city||London, United Kingdom|
|Events||302 in 26 sports (39 disciplines)|
Similarly one may ask, was badminton in the 2012 Olympics?
The badminton tournaments at the 2012 Olympic Games in London took place between 28 July and 5 August at Wembley Arena. A total of 172 athletes competed in five events: men’s singles, women’s singles, men’s doubles, women’s doubles and mixed doubles.
Who won the Olympics 2012 Badminton?
|Athlete 1||Score||Athlete 2|
|28 July, 20:50|
|Saina Nehwal (IND)||21–4 21–14||Lianne Tan (BEL)|
Wenlock is the official mascot for the 2012 Summer Olympics, and Mandeville is the official mascot for the 2012 Summer Paralympics, both held in London, England, United Kingdom. Named after Much Wenlock and Stoke Mandeville, they were created by Iris, a London-based creative agency.
London succeeded in its Bid for a number of reasons. It is a global city with a reputation across the world. Its multicultural population meant that all countries would be well supported at the games. … London had a really distinctive bid all about young people, regeneration and the future.
|1||Soviet Union (URS)*||80|
|2||East Germany (GDR)||47|
Badminton scoring system
The first side to 21 points wins a game. A point is scored on every serve and awarded to whichever side wins the rally. The winning side gets the next serve. If the score is 20-20, a side must win by two clear points to win the game.
All of the gold medals were won by players from China.