2012 London Olympics ended with the closing ceremony on August 12, 2012.
The next summer olympic will be held in 2016 at Rio de Janeiro , Brazil.
The top four medal winners at London olympics 2012 are as follows.
USA 46 ( GOLDS) 29 ( SILVERS ) 29 ( BRONZES )
CHINA 38 ( GOLDS) 27 ( SILVERS ) 22 ( BRONZES)
UK 29 ( GOLD S ) 17 ( SILVERS ) 19 ( BRONZES )
RUSSIA 24 ( GOLDS ) 25 ( SILVERS ) 33 ( BRONZES )
Michael Phelps of USA who got 6 Golds 2 Bronzes at 2004 Athens olympics ,
and 8 Golds at 2008 Beijing olympics , here , at 2012 London olympics ,he also got
4 Golds and 2 Silvers in swimming .
The woman superstar was the 17 years old , Missy Franklin From USA .
She got 4 Golds and 1 Silver in swimming . The other super star was Usain Bolt who got
3 Golds at 2008 Beijing olympics , here, he got 3 Golds. Allison Schmitt ,an other American got 3 Golds,
1 Silver and 1 Bronze.
The performers who got 2 Golds at London olympics 2012.
The British cyclist Chris Hoy, another British Mohamed Farah , the Chinees diver U Ming Jia,
swimmer Yang SUN , the American swimmers Ryan LOCHTE and Rebecca Soni have got 2 Golds each.
India has got 2 Silvers and 4 Bronzes at 2012 London Olympics and finished 55th in medal standing.
Though this is negligible in comparison to other super achievers , it is the best performance
of India in any olympics .Our winners are Gagan Narang , Vijay Kumar , Saina Nehwal, M.C.Mary Kom ,
Yogeshwar Dutt and Sushil Kumar . They are the persons to be honored for their achievements.
The two Silver medalists are Vijay Kumar in sooting and Sushil Kumar in wrestling.
PAST PERFORMANCES OF INDIANS IN OLYMPICS .
At 1900 Paris Olympics , Norman PRITCHARD , an Anglo-Indian got 2 Silvers in atheletics .
After that the main medal winners were our hockey players.
They earned 8 Golds , 1 Silver and 2 Bronzes in between 1928 to 1980 Olympics.
In 1952 olympics , Kha-Shaba Digvijai JADAV got one Bronze in wrestling . That was the first
single medal win for the independent India. We could not get a medal in 1976,1984,1988 & 1992.
From 1996 to 2004 , we got one medal in each olympics.
At 1996 Atlanta, Leander PAES got Bonze ( tennis ) , at 2000 Sydney , Karnam MALLESWARI got
Bronze ( weight lifting )
and at 2004 Athens olympics Raj Bardhan Singh got Silver ( shooting ).
The major achievement we got at 2008 Beijing olympics.
Abhinav Bindra got the first Gold in individual area .
Apart from that , Sushil Kumar ( wrestling ) and Vijender Singh ( Boxing ) got Bronze each.
For the first time , there were 3 medals in olympics for Indians .
THE WORST PERFORMANCE BY INDIANS AT 2012 LONDON OLYMPICS.
India lost all the matches in hockey and remained in the last position .