Top 7 Almost Olympic Moments at London 2012


Posted on August 2nd, by Tom in Blog, Social Media. Comments Off

With the London Olympics the first time social media has featured so prominently during the games with thought we’d give you our top 7 almost most Olympic moments so far from #London2012.

1. Boris Johnson Handing out

Boris Johnson pleading with the public to throw him a rope are becoming stuck on a zip wire during #London2012
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2SKYs6ZefXs

2. Love Your Parents
Aly Raisman’s Parents competing in the stands at #london2012
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NrBOPIG13Eo

3. Keeping up Appearances
At #london2012 it’s all about rubbing shoulders with royalty
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v39BZx85-wU

4. Badminton Scandal has China Seeing Red
Eight female badminton doubles players were disqualified from #london2012 after trying to lose matches. The two teams from South Korea and one each from China and Indonesia were ruled to have “not using one’s best efforts to win a match” and “conducting oneself in a manner that is clearly abusive or detrimental to the sport”.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SAFmHmsIPO4

5. Protester Jumps off Tower Bridge at #london2012
A protestor let from London’s Tower bridge during #london2012 in protest over the Olympic road closures and restrictions that taxi drivers claimed seriously affected their business

Protester Jumps from London Bridge During #London2012
Photo: Twitter: @Zenastaxi

6. On the Beat at Wemble Arena
London police lost the key the Wemble Arena, a move which one Youtube reporter claims to have cost them 40,000 pounds.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wI8sMCLtEVg

7. Olympic Gatecrasher
A post graduate student from Bangalore crashed the opening ceremony party and joined the Indian Olympic team as they entered #london2012
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ToDWTvjVBs4





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