2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony

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  • London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony
  • London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony
  • London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony
  • London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony
  • London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony
  • London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony
  • London 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony
  • London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony
  • London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony
  • Legendary boxer and Olympic gold medalist Muhammad Ali
  • London 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony
  • Three-time Olympic gold medalist, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt
  • London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony
  • London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony
  • London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony
  • London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony
  • London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony
  • London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony

Lord of the Rings

Bringing London's story full circle, rings representing both the Olympics and the Industrial Revolution are lit during the opening ceremony.  

(Photo: Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

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