London 2012 Olympic Games Closing Ceremony started at 9pm on 12
August 2012 and celebrated the amazing sporting feats of the
athletes who have taken part in the Games with the ultimate
featured more than 4,100 performers, including 3,500 adult
volunteers and 380 schoolchildren from the six east London Host
Boroughs, and showcased the great creative talent of the UK
in a fun, colourful and festive atmosphere.
Following an introduction to daily life in London, the athletes entered
the Olympic Stadium and volunteers were thanked. ĎA
Symphony of British Musicí followed to celebrate the fact
that music has been one of Britainís strongest cultural
exports over the last 50 years.
At the end of the Ceremony, the Olympic Games were handed
over to Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Olympic Games, and the
Olympic Flame was extinguished, signalling the end of the London
2012 Olympic Games.