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The Summer XXX Games were officially declared open on July 27 by Queen Elizabeth II where young athletes received the honor of lighting the London Olympic flame in a spectacular ceremony, called the ‘The Isles of Wonder’, that was designed and coordinated by Danny Boyle, the Oscar-winning director of ‘Slumdog Millionaire’. The whole idea that showed the British history from Shakespeare till 2012 passing by the industry revolution and showing Britain’s numerous cultural achievements, coasted the British organizers 27 million pound which equal 42.5 million dollar.
During the past two weeks, over 10,000 athletes from all over the globe competed for Olympic medals in the stadiums of London and other UK cities, and the closing ceremony scheduled for August 12. But the flame will not extinguish before the end of the Paralympic games that will start on the 29th of August and end on 9 September.

For the summer Olympic Games of London 2012, 10 Athletes represented Lebanon:

Saturday 28 July, Mona Shaito won her first match vs Egypt in
Women's Individual Foil in 7-6, then played vs Elisa Di Francisca from Italy the world champion and lost 2-15. Tvine Moumjoghlian lost her first match in Table Tennis - Women's Singles vs Cameroon in 4-0 (11-6, 11-4, 11-6, 11-2). ... Read more »
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