Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Bids Aloha to the London 2012 Olympic Games

You may not step have made for the London summer Olympics; Instead, you chose Hawaii as your destination of choice. But let's face, there was no doubt the Olympics has found its place in your vacation if you liked or not. He has been the buzz around the city for 17 days, with people making the conversation about it on the bus or at the beach. restaurants, showing on the big screen at the hungry customers; and nightly stories highlighting the athletes with a link to the Islands.

London Olympics 2012

Around the world, the Olympic Games bring people together, when the "bolt" does not refer to the normal chat chit on the weather but rather a lighting fast Jamaica, overlooking the runway. It is this sense of camaraderie which helps us to make new friends in unfamiliar places. A friend of mine watched a basketball game between the United States and the Argentina to a local bar the other day, while sitting next to someone of the Serbia. In most cases, they have paid them any attention, but on that day, they instantly had something in common.

Each location has its participating athletes; Some go on top and organize their own Olympic opening ceremony. Hawaii has its fair share of athletes who have made the Olympic Games. Although there is no official Olympic parties in Hawaii ' I, I am sure that families and friends of these participants were celebrated in their own way. You may have seen advertisements on television in the last month, featuring several local sections that make the games.

London Olympics 2012

Such premises a 30-year-old Clarissa Chun, who won a bronze medal in freestyle wrestling. A swimmer for the University of Hawaii ' I Melanie Schlanger won the gold medal in 4 x 100 relay freestyle, while Azad Al-Barazi, an another UH alum, swam the 100 breaststroke for the Syria. Punahou alum Lindsey Berg and Kalani High School graduate Tamari Miyashiro represented at volleyball United States and beat 3-1 South Korea.

The Olympic closing ceremony is today and will be streamed live online around noon, time for Hawaii and 19 on primetime television later. You are sure to see many talented UK, such as the Spice Girls and a Symphony of British music in the showcase of music as one of the strongest cultural aspects of Britain over the past 50 years. The ceremony will end with a discount to Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Olympics and the final signal at the end of the games - the Olympic flame extinction.

Photo credit: London 2012

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12 August 2012


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