2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony

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  • 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
  • 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

The Price of Performance

The ceremony was staged by Academy Award-winning director Danny Boyle and cost a total of $42 million to produce and utilized the assistance of 15,000 volunteers. 

(Photo: Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

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