THE BIG PICTURE
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The Big Picture
Horse Guards Parade
a hit with Olympic fans
In an
o
f Facebook fans, beach volleyball was
the only sport to be nominated in the top ten highlights of the 2012 London Olympic
Games. More than 40,000 fans took part in the poll, with Usain Bolt’s defence of his
100
m and 200m titles voted No.1. The next eight positions were all filled by single
athletes or teams, but the No.10 entry was: Beach Volleyball Lights Up Horse Guards
Parade. “Few venues in London caught the imagination quite like it,” said the IOC’s
official website.