Why is London a perfect location for the 2012 Summer Olympics?

Some might say, “Why not?” Think of this summer for Londoners and the many tourists visiting – the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee AND the Summer Olympics. The city is abuzz and counting down to the Olympic Games, which begin on July 27 and run through August 12!

London, England has been the venue for two successful Summer Olympics in 1908 and 1948. London is among the few cities of the world where sports is not just a recreation but is also a way of life, so it comes as no surprise that the 2012 Olympics chose London as its host. Here are ten good reasons (are there really are only ten) as to why the Olympic Committee was right in choosing London for the games.

Written for International ACS Schools Newletter by Anne Dean, GMS, Director of Editorial Service, Living Abroad.

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