What was the motto of 2012 Summer Olympics?

Inspire a Generation
2012 Summer Olympics

Emblem of the 2012 Summer Olympics; other color variants are shown below
Host city London, United Kingdom
Motto Inspire a Generation
Nations 204 (including IOA team)
Athletes 10,768 (5,992 men, 4,776 women)

What is the motto of the Summer Olympics?

The new Olympic motto now reads in Latin “Citius, Altius, Fortius – Communiter” and “Faster, Higher, Stronger – Together” in English. The original motto was first expressed by the Dominican priest Henri Didon in the opening ceremony of a school sports event in 1881.

What is the weirdest Summer Olympic sport?

Top 10 Weirdest Olympic Sports Of All Time

  • Race Walking.
  • Tug-of-War.
  • Swimming Obstacle Course.
  • Dueling Pistols.
  • Hot Air Ballooning.
  • Horse Long Jump.
  • Solo Synchronized Swimming. The name itself is contradictory.
  • Town Planning. At the four Olympic games between 1928 and 1948, medals were given out for, erm, town planning.

What was the motto of the 2008 Beijing Olympics?

— One World, One Dream
Slogan for 2008 Olympic Games announced. BEIJING, June 26 (Xinhuanet) — With the dream of uniting the world around the Rings in 2008, the Beijing Olympic Games has a new slogan — One World, One Dream.

What is the Olympic motto and what does it stand for?

“Citius, Altius, Fortius” is the motto of the Olympic Games; an event that symbolizes unity and exuberance of the human spirit. These three Latin words mean “Swifter, Higher, Stronger.” Baron de Coubertin borrowed the motto from Father Henri Martin Dideono, the headmaster of Arcueil College in Paris.

What are the 5 rings in Olympic?

1913 – Introduction of the Olympic rings The Olympic rings were publicly presented for the first time in 1913. In the centre of a white background, five rings interlaced: blue, yellow, black, green and red.

What are some funny sporting quotes related to the Olympic Games?

Here is my top list of favorite funny sporting quotes related to the Olympic Games: “Put a bet on the paralympics the other day; try telling the bookies that they’re all winners.” – Ricky Gervais (comedian) “Curling is not a sport. I called my grandmother and told her she could win a gold medal because they have dusting in the Olympics now.”

Why do you like the Olympics?

“The Olympics remain the most compelling search for excellence that exists in sport, and maybe in life itself.” “There can be distractions, but if you’re isolated from the heart of the Games, the Olympics become just another competition.” “An Olympic medal is the greatest achievement and honor that can be received by an athlete.

Are the Olympic Games a good time to try out standup routines?

Of course, the Olympic Games are the most prestigious competition and taking home a medal can be a career defining moment — so it’s not really a good time to try out a standup routine. The pressure surrounding the qualifying rounds and the games themselves is high.

Are the Olympics the ultimate test of your worth?

“For athletes, the Olympics are the ultimate test of their worth. ” – Hungarian Alfred Hajos, winner of the first swimming gold medal. “I Didn’t Set Out to Beat the World; I Just Set Out to Do My Absolute Best.”