2012 London Olympics

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London Olympics
Aerial view of Hyde Park and the Serpentine where the Olympic Marathon Swimming 10km will occur at the 2012 London Olympics, photo by Tom Shaw of Getty Images

noun - 2012 London Olympic Games is organized by LOCOG (or London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games) and is officially referred to as the Games of the XXX Olympiad between 27 July 2012 and 12 August 2012. It includes the Olympic 10K Marathon Swim for women on 9 August and for men on 10 August in the Serpentine.

The London 2012 Olympic bid was announced as the winner of the bidding process on 6 July 2005, following unsuccessful bid attempts for previous Olympics by Manchester and Birmingham. The 2012 Summer Paralympic Games will be the fourteenth Paralympics and will take place between 29 August 2012 and 9 September 2012 at the Summer Olympics venues in London.

2012 Olympic 10K Marathon Swim

Water temperature 18ºC (64ºF)


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