Posts Tagged ‘gold medal’

Check out this cool video and graphic by the New York Times that displays just how much faster Usain Bolt is compared to every other 100 meter Olympic medalist in history.


There are similar animations and graphics for the long jump and 100 meter freestyle swimming events.

Usain Bolt wins 100 meter gold

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This schedule is well organized and has a great breakdown of events, easily searchable by event category, gender and day.  It also indicates on which days medals will be awarded for each event.

What events interest you the most?  Who are you hoping to see compete and win the gold?

2012 London Olympic Games schedule

2012 London Olympic Games schedule