The best images from a spectacular closing ceremony at the Olympic stadium
I’m not sure what the future holds but I do know that I’m going to be positive and not wake up feeling desperate. As my dad said Nic, it is what it is, it’s not what it should have been, not what it could have been, it is what it is.
Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrates after winning gold in the Men’s 200m Final.
Photo by Harry How/Getty Images
Athletes compete during the Women’s Marathon during the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 5, 2012 in London, Great Britain.
Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images
Mary Killman and Mariya Koroleva of the United States compete in the Women’s Duets Synchronized Swimming Technical Routine during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre.
Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images
In a few days a variety of amazing people will be doing things in ways faster, higher, and stronger than you could even imagine. While you have our undying jealously if you’re actually going to the London Olympic Games (you can make us feel better by sending us your extra tickets), we have a close second: Follow the Games on Tumblr!
Some highlights from the many cool things happening over the next few weeks:
The London Olympic Committee will provide an exclusive behind-the-scenes look to the London Olympic Opening Ceremony. Follow their Ceremonies Explorer Tumblr to get exclusive photographs, videos, illustrations and articles about the Opening Ceremonies as they unfold, starting at 1900 hours GMT this Friday; tune back in to see more exclusive posts for the Closing Ceremony and the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the Paralympic Games.
The International Olympic Committee will feature four great Tumblrs during the games: The official Olympics Tumblr photo blog; Faces Of Olympians, a Tumblr in which fans show their best “Olympic faces”; Olympic Fashion; and Olympic Moments, featuring the best images from Getty Images photographers at the Games.
Enjoy, and may the odds be ever in your country’s favor.