2012 London Summer Olympics Dates

012 London Olympics: athletics schedule. From August 3 to August 12, 2012 We have competitions for athletics played at the Olympics in London. In this article you will find information about the participants, athletics on previous editions and the timetable for the athletics competitions at the 2012 Olympics in London.

Table of Contents

  • Participant
  • Athletics at the Olympics
  • Schedule


Because of the numerous sports practiced in athletics, there are too many students for athletics, as well as about 2,000 athletes with it. For each discipline, a country up to three athletes and a reserve forward for the Olympics. For participation in athletics, it set a minimum age limit. For marathon and 50 km race walking, participants must be at least 20 years in 2012. After throwing disciplines, decathlon and 10 km from men, participants in 2012 at least 18 years. For the other components must be at least 16 years.

Athletics at the Olympics

Then find the first edition of the Olympic Games is already athletics back. In the previous edition of the Olympic Games were the US, Russia, Kenya, Jamaica and the countries many medals can take home. Especially when running parts were Americans and Africans are well represented. Items appear as discus and shot put athletes origins were very different.