Daily Echo: Olympics 2012

London Olympics 2012 - picture of the day

  • Daily Echo: (L-R) Josef Craig of Great Britain, Shiyun Pan of China, Matthew Levy of Australia, Lantz Lamback of the United States, Matthew Walker of Great Britain, Yevheniy Bohodayko of Ukraine and Jonathan Fox of Great Britain compete in the men's 50m Freestyle - S
  • Daily Echo: Britain's David Weir, who trains in Richmond Park, leads the field in the men's 1500m — T54 final on his way to gold...
  • Daily Echo: USA's Matt Stutzman winning silver for Archery at the Paralympics...
  • Daily Echo: Marie-Amelie le Fur of France leads ahead of April Homes of the United States in the Women's 100m T44 final on Day 4 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium...
  • Daily Echo: Team GB's David Weir celebrates winning gold ahead of silver medallist Kurt Fearnley of Australia and bronze medallist Julien Casoli of France in the Men's 5000m - T54
  • Daily Echo: Controversial: Brazil's Alan Fonteles Cardoso Oliveira edges out defending champion Oscar Pistorius from South Africa to win the men's 200m - T44
  • Daily Echo: Michelle Stilwell of Canada celebrates winning gold in the Women's 200m - T52 Final on day 3 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at the Olympic Stadium
  • Daily Echo: Image of the games: Mo Farah and Usain Bolt swap poses...
  • Daily Echo: Spectacular: the London 2012 Olympic Closing Ceremony...
  • Daily Echo: Light show: the Olympic Closing Ceremony....
  • Daily Echo: The first woman ever to win an Olympic Boxing gold medal: Congratulations Nicola Adams of Team GB...
  • Daily Echo: New World Record: David Rudisha of Kenya and his amazing 800m victory...
  • Daily Echo: A Jamaican 1,2,3! Bolt, Blake and Weir take gold, silver and bronze respectively in the men's 200m final at the London 2012 Olympic Stadium
  • Daily Echo: USA's Misty May-Treanor (right) and Kerri Walsh (left) celebrate winning gold in the women's beach volleyball at Horse Guards Parade. Pic: Chris Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports
  • Daily Echo: Japan's synchronized team practices during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Aquatics Centre...Picture: Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports
  • Daily Echo: Jumping for joy: the men's and women's BMX competitions have provided some spectacular action on two wheels...
  • Daily Echo: Jamaica's Usain Bolt celebrates after winning the 100m crown....
  • Daily Echo: Newport's Christian Malcolm put in a strong bid to reach the Olympic 200m final, but failed to progress beyond the semis.
  • Daily Echo: Sally Pearson of Australia wins the Women's 100m Hurdles Final on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium (handout photo finish image supplied by Omega)
  • Daily Echo: Sir Chris Hoy celebrates winning the gold medal in the men's Keirin Track Cycling final on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Velodrome (Getty Images)
  • Daily Echo: Making a splash at Hyde Park: Alistair Brownlee wins gold for Britain in men's triathlon as brother Jonny takes bronze at London 2012 Olympic Games
  • Daily Echo: German discus winner Robert Harting tears off his shirt, then decides to give the hurdles a try as he celebrates his gold medal...
  • Daily Echo: Greenwich Park: London's oldest Royal park and home to the Equestrian and Modern Pentathlon Olympic events.
  • Daily Echo: Olympic Gold Medal winner Bradley Wiggins meets his hero Paul Weller at the Adidas Underground event in east London.
  • Daily Echo: Team GB's Alistair Brownlee celebrates gold with brother Jonathan who won bronze in the Men's Triathlon on the eleventh day of the London 2012 Olympics...Pic: PA
  • Daily Echo: Ben Ainslie of Great Britain celebrates overall victory after competing in the men's Finn Sailing medal race on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Weymouth & Portland
  • Daily Echo: Murray mint: Andy Murray beats Roger Federer to win the gold medal for Team GB at Wimbledon...
  • Daily Echo: Golden girl Jessica Ennis' Heptathlon triumph is celebrated with a Gold Medal stamp from Royal Mail.
  • Daily Echo: Chen Xue of China helping her team to a 2-1 victory over Switzerland in beach volleyball...
  • Daily Echo: Jessica Ennis competes in the high jump during the Heptathlon at the Olympic Stadium
  • Daily Echo: Elienne Stott celebrates a gold medal for Team GB in the Men's Canoe Double (C2) at Lee Valley White Water Centre, on the sixth day of the London 2012 Olympics. Pic: PA
  • Daily Echo: Team GB's Tim Baille and Elienne Stott (left) on their way to a gold medal in the Men's Canoe Double Final at Lee Valley White Water Centre, on the sixth day of the London 2012 Olympics...
  • Daily Echo: Team GB's Ben Ainslie during Race 7 of the men's finn class at Weymouth and Portland. Pic: PA
  • Daily Echo: Team GB's Peter Robert Russell Wilson during his Double Trap Mens Qualification at the Royal Artillery Barracks on day 6 of the London 2012 Olympics. Pic: PA
  • Daily Echo: Team GB's Bradley Wiggins celebrates winning the Men's Individual Time Trial on day five of the London Olympic Games at Hampton Court Palace...
  • Daily Echo: South African Chad le Clos shows his emotion after his narrow win over American Michael Phelps for gold in the men's 200m Butterfly final on Day 4 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre...
  • Daily Echo: Duke and Duchess of Cambridge watch the Team Eventing Jumping Final on day four of the London Olympic Games at Greenwich Park. Photo: Owen Humphreys/PA.
  • Daily Echo: The Finn Class fleet head downwind during the first Finn Class race of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Weymouth & Portland Venue at Weymouth Harbour...
  • Daily Echo: Team GB celebrates winning the silver medal at the Artistic Gymnastic men's team final - only to be relegated to bronze after an appeal by Japan...Still a major achievement!
  • Daily Echo: Photo finish: Lizzie Armitstead on her way to silver in the women's road race, behind eventual winner Marianne Vos from the Netherlands and ahead of bronze medallist Russian Olga Zabelinskaya. Picture from Richmond Park by Matthew Shard.
  • Daily Echo: Spectacular: the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games
  • Daily Echo: Spectacular: the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games
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  • Daily Echo: Athletes compete in the first ever Olympics held in London in 1908...Visit www.britishpathe.com to see more pictures
  • Daily Echo: Athletes compete in the first ever Olympics held in London in 1908...Visit www.britishpathe.com to see more pictures
  • Daily Echo: Bird's eye view: The Olympic Stadium will hold 80,000 spectators and host 208 events during the Games.
  • Daily Echo: Pure gold: The London 2012 Olympic medals, produced in Britain and designed by British artist David Watkins.
  • Daily Echo: Splash of colour: The central park footbridge spans over the River Lea at a focal point between the Olympic Stadium and Aquatics Centre.

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