Top 7 Almost Olympic Moments at London 2012
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
2. Love Your Parents
Aly Raisman’s Parents competing in the stands at #london2012
3. Keeping up Appearances
At #london2012 it’s all about rubbing shoulders with royalty
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”.
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
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.
7. Olympic Gatecrasher
A post graduate student from Bangalore crashed the opening ceremony party and joined the Indian Olympic team as they entered #london2012