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List of Athletic Events at London Olympics 2012

Posted Jun 29 2012 5:25am

List of Athletic Events which is going to be played in London Olympics 2012 as given below:


Swimming at the 2012 Olympics are planned to be held in London and it includes 34 different events.

List of events (distances in meters):

  • Freestyle: 50, 100, 200, 400, 800 (women), and 1500 (men);
  • Backstroke: 100 and 200;
  • Breaststroke: 100 and 200;
  • Butterfly: 100 and 200;
  • Individual Medley: 200 and 400; and
  • Relays: 4×100 free, 4×200 free; 4×100 medley
  • Marathon: 10 kilometers


Weight Lifting is an athletic event and in Olympics which participants effort a maximum-weight single lift of a barbell overloaded with weight plates.

List of events

  • Men's 105kg, 56kg, 62kg, 69kg, 77kg, 85kg, 94kg, +75kg
  • Women's 48kg, 53kg, 58kg, 63kg, 69kg, 75kg

Triathlon competitions at the 2012 Olympics, listed to be held in Hyde Park.Total of 110 athletes, 55 men and 55 women, are expected to play. Triathlon first introduced at the Summer Olympics during the 2000 Games in Sydney; the six gold medallists so far have come from six different nations.


  • For women's - Saturday 4 August
  • For men's - Tuesday 7 August

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