Photos From The Closing Ceremonies Of The London Olympics

2012 Olympic Games - Closing Ceremony
2012 Olympic Games - Closing Ceremony
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 12: Fireworks expload during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 12, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)
2012 Olympic Games - Closing Ceremony
2012 Olympic Games - Closing Ceremony
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 12: Model Lily Cole performs during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 12, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)
2012 Olympic Games - Closing Ceremony
2012 Olympic Games - Closing Ceremony
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 12: A general view during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 12, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)
The Olympic flame is extinguished at the
The Olympic flame is extinguished at the
The Olympic flame is extinguished at the Olympic stadium during the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games in London on August 12, 2012. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO/ JEWEL SAMAD (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)
British group The Who perform at the Oly
British group The Who perform at the Oly
British group The Who perform at the Olympic stadium during the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games in London on August 12, 2012. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO/ JEWEL SAMAD (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)
British group The Who's singer Roger Dal
British group The Who's singer Roger Dal
British group The Who's singer Roger Daltrey performs at the Olympic stadium during the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games in London on August 12, 2012. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO/ JEWEL SAMAD (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)
British group The Who's singer Roger Dal
British group The Who's singer Roger Dal
British group The Who's singer Roger Daltrey performs at the Olympic stadium during the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games in London on August 12, 2012. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO/ JEWEL SAMAD (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)
2012 Olympic Games - Closing Ceremony
2012 Olympic Games - Closing Ceremony
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 12: A general view during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 12, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
PICTURE TAKEN WITH A ROBOTIC CAMERAGene
PICTURE TAKEN WITH A ROBOTIC CAMERAGene
PICTURE TAKEN WITH A ROBOTIC CAMERA General view taken during the closing ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic stadium in London on August 12, 2012. AFP PHOTO / FRANCOIS XAVIER MARIT (Photo credit should read FRANCOIS XAVIER MARIT/AFP/GettyImages)
2012 Olympic Games - Closing Ceremony
2012 Olympic Games - Closing Ceremony
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 12: A general view during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 12, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
Fireworks explode over the Olympic stadi
Fireworks explode over the Olympic stadi
Fireworks explode over the Olympic stadium in London at the end of the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games on August 12, 2012. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYS (Photo credit should read GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/GettyImages)
2012 Olympic Games - Closing Ceremony
2012 Olympic Games - Closing Ceremony
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 12: Musician Ricky Wilson from the Kaiser Chiefs enters the stadium singing The Who's Pinball Wizard during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 12, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
Fireworks light up the sky at the end of
Fireworks light up the sky at the end of
Fireworks light up the sky at the end of the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games on August 12, 2012 at the Olympic stadium in London. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO / ERIC FEFERBERG (Photo credit should read ERIC FEFERBERG/AFP/GettyImages)
Mayor of Rio de Janeiro Eduardo Paes wav
Mayor of Rio de Janeiro Eduardo Paes wav
Mayor of Rio de Janeiro Eduardo Paes waves the Olympic flag during the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Gamesat the Olympic stadium in London on August 12, 2012. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO / CARL DE SOUZA (Photo credit should read CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/GettyImages)
Actors perform during the closing ceremo
Actors perform during the closing ceremo
Actors perform during the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games at the Olympic stadium in London on August 12, 2012. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO / CARL DE SOUZA (Photo credit should read CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/GettyImages)
Spice Girls perform during the closing c
Spice Girls perform during the closing c
Spice Girls perform during the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games at the Olympic stadium in London on August 12, 2012. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO/LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/GettyImages)
British guitarist Brian May perfoms insi
British guitarist Brian May perfoms insi
British guitarist Brian May perfoms inside the Olympic stadium during the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games in London on August 12, 2012. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO / THOMAS COEX (Photo credit should read THOMAS COEX/AFP/GettyImages)
British group Take That perform during t
British group Take That perform during t
British group Take That perform during the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games at the Olympic stadium in London on August 12, 2012. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO / CARL DE SOUZA (Photo credit should read CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/GettyImages)
German athelte Alyn Camara celebrates du
German athelte Alyn Camara celebrates du
German athelte Alyn Camara celebrates during the athletes parade at the Olympic stadium during the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games in London on August 12, 2012. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO / ADRIAN DENNIS (Photo credit should read ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/GettyImages)
Photo credit INDRANIL MUKHERJEE/AFP/GettyImages)
Fireworks light up the Olympic Park in L
Fireworks light up the Olympic Park in London during the closing ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games in Londo on August 12, 2012 . AFP PHOTO / INDRANIL MUKHERJEE (Photo credit should read INDRANIL MUKHERJEE/AFP/GettyImages)
Photo credit INDRANIL MUKHERJEE/AFP/GettyImages)
Geri Halliwell of Spice Girls performs d
Geri Halliwell of Spice Girls performs d
Geri Halliwell of Spice Girls performs during the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games at the Olympic stadium in London on August 12, 2012. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO/LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/GettyImages)
Victoria Beckham of Spice Girls performs
Victoria Beckham of Spice Girls performs
Victoria Beckham of Spice Girls performs during the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games at the Olympic stadium in London on August 12, 2012. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO/LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/GettyImages)
Final fireworks lighten the Olympic stad
Final fireworks lighten the Olympic stad
Final fireworks lighten the Olympic stadium during the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games in London on August 12, 2012. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO/ JEWEL SAMAD (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)
Artists perform at the Olympic stadium d
Artists perform at the Olympic stadium d
Artists perform at the Olympic stadium during the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games in London on August 12, 2012. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO/ JEWEL SAMAD (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)
Artists perform at the Olympic stadium d
Artists perform at the Olympic stadium d
Artists perform at the Olympic stadium during the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games in London on August 12, 2012. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO/ JEWEL SAMAD (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)
Singer Tinie Tempah performs during the
Singer Tinie Tempah performs during the
Singer Tinie Tempah performs during the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games at the Olympic stadium in London on August 12, 2012. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO/LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/GettyImages)
Singer Tinie Tempah performs during the
Singer Tinie Tempah performs during the
Singer Tinie Tempah performs during the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 12, 2012 in London. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO / JEWEL SAMAD (Photo credit should read DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/GettyImages)
Artists perform at the Olympic stadium d
Artists perform at the Olympic stadium d
Artists perform at the Olympic stadium during the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games in London on August 12, 2012. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO / JEWEL SAMAD (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)
British band Beady Eye performs during t
British band Beady Eye performs during t
British band Beady Eye performs during the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games at the Olympic stadium in London on August 12, 2012. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO/LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/GettyImages)
Melanie B of Spice Girls performs during
Melanie B of Spice Girls performs during
Melanie B of Spice Girls performs during the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games at the Olympic stadium in London on August 12, 2012. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO/LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/GettyImages)
Victoria Beckham and Geri Halliwell of S
Victoria Beckham and Geri Halliwell of S
Victoria Beckham and Geri Halliwell of Spice Girls performs during the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games at the Olympic stadium in London on August 12, 2012. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO/LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/GettyImages)
A performer prepares to be launched from
A performer prepares to be launched from
A performer prepares to be launched from a cannon during the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games at the Olympic stadium in London on August 12, 2012. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO/LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/GettyImages)
A phoenix rises in front of the Olympic
A phoenix rises in front of the Olympic
A phoenix rises in front of the Olympic rings anbd flame inside the Olympic stadium during the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games in London on August 12, 2012. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO / SAEED KHAN (Photo credit should read SAEED KHAN/AFP/GettyImages)
Fireworks explode from the periphery of
Fireworks explode from the periphery of
Fireworks explode from the periphery of the Olympic stadium during the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games in London on August 12, 2012. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO / THOMAS COEX (Photo credit should read THOMAS COEX/AFP/GettyImages)
Performers and athletes take part in the
Performers and athletes take part in the
Performers and athletes take part in the Olympic stadium during the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games in London on August 12, 2012. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games AFP PHOTO / THOMAS COEX (Photo credit should read THOMAS COEX/AFP/GettyImages)
Performers and athletes take part in the
Performers and athletes take part in the
Performers and athletes take part in the Olympic stadium during the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games in London on August 12, 2012. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games AFP PHOTO / THOMAS COEX (Photo credit should read THOMAS COEX/AFP/GettyImages)
Fireworks explode from the periphery of
Fireworks explode from the periphery of
Fireworks explode from the periphery of the Olympic stadium during the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games in London on August 12, 2012. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO / THOMAS COEX (Photo credit should read THOMAS COEX/AFP/GettyImages)
British actor Eric Idle performs during
British actor Eric Idle performs during
British actor Eric Idle performs during the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games at the Olympic stadium in London on August 12, 2012. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO/LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/GettyImages)
Darcey Bussell, Principal Ballerina with
Darcey Bussell, Principal Ballerina with
Darcey Bussell, Principal Ballerina with the Royal Ballet in London, strapped into a phoenix, is lowered next to the Olymnpic flame inside the Olympic stadium during the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games in London on August 12, 2012. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO / SAEED KHAN (Photo credit should read SAEED KHAN/AFP/GettyImages)
Queen drummer Roger Taylor performs at t
Queen drummer Roger Taylor performs at t
Queen drummer Roger Taylor performs at the Olympic stadium during the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games in London on August 12, 2012. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO / LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/GettyImages)
Mayor of Rio de Janeiro, Eduardo Paes ho
Mayor of Rio de Janeiro, Eduardo Paes ho
Mayor of Rio de Janeiro, Eduardo Paes holds the Olympic Flag at the Olympic stadium during the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games in London on August 12, 2012. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO / LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/GettyImages)
Dancers from a Brazilian band pose at th
Dancers from a Brazilian band pose at th
Dancers from a Brazilian band pose at the Olympic stadium during the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games in London on August 12, 2012. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO / LEON NEALv (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/GettyImages)
British singer Jessie J performs with ba
British singer Jessie J performs with ba
British singer Jessie J performs with band Queen at the Olympic stadium during the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games in London on August 12, 2012. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO / LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/GettyImages)
Dancers perform at the Olympic stadium d
Dancers perform at the Olympic stadium d
Dancers perform at the Olympic stadium during the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games in London on August 12, 2012. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO / LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/GettyImages)
Performers dance at the Olympic stadium
Performers dance at the Olympic stadium
Performers dance at the Olympic stadium during the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games in London on August 12, 2012. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO / LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/GettyImages)
Dancers perform at the Olympic stadium d
Dancers perform at the Olympic stadium d
Dancers perform at the Olympic stadium during the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games in London on August 12, 2012. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO / LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/GettyImages)
British Prima Ballerina Darcey Bussel pe
British Prima Ballerina Darcey Bussel pe
British Prima Ballerina Darcey Bussel performs during the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games in London on August 12, 2012. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO / LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/GettyImages)
Performers take part inside the Olympic
Performers take part inside the Olympic
Performers take part inside the Olympic stadium during the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games in London on August 12, 2012. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO / LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/GettyImages)
Dancers perform at the Olympic stadium d
Dancers perform at the Olympic stadium d
Dancers perform at the Olympic stadium during the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games in London on August 12, 2012. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO / LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/GettyImages)
British Prima Ballerina Darcey Bussel pe
British Prima Ballerina Darcey Bussel pe
British Prima Ballerina Darcey Bussel performs during the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games in London on August 12, 2012. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO / LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/GettyImages)
Performers take part inside the Olympic
Performers take part inside the Olympic
Performers take part inside the Olympic stadium during the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games in London on August 12, 2012. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO / LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/GettyImages)
A dancer performs at the closing ceremon
A dancer performs at the closing ceremon
A dancer performs at the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games in London on August 12, 2012. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO / LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/GettyImages)
British artist Russel Brand poses with a
British artist Russel Brand poses with a
British artist Russel Brand poses with a performer during the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games at the Olympic stadium in London on August 12, 2012. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO/LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/GettyImages)
An artist performs at the closing ceremo
An artist performs at the closing ceremo
An artist performs at the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games in London on August 12, 2012. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO / LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/GettyImages)
Two French athletes hug during the athle
Two French athletes hug during the athle
Two French athletes hug during the athletes parade at the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games in London on August 12, 2012. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO / LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/GettyImages)
British artist Russell Brand poses with
British artist Russell Brand poses with
British artist Russell Brand poses with a performer during the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games at the Olympic stadium in London on August 12, 2012. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO/LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/GettyImages)
Performers cheer at the closing ceremony
Performers cheer at the closing ceremony
Performers cheer at the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games in London on August 12, 2012. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO / LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/GettyImages)
Performers celebrate at the end of the c
Performers celebrate at the end of the c
Performers celebrate at the end of the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games at the Olympic stadium in London on August 12, 2012. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO/LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/GettyImages)
Performers take part inside the Olympic
Performers take part inside the Olympic
Performers take part inside the Olympic stadium during the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games in London on August 12, 2012. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO / LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/GettyImages)
British performer Seu Jorge (R) sings in
British performer Seu Jorge (R) sings in
British performer Seu Jorge (R) sings inside the Olympic stadium during the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games in London on August 12, 2012. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO / THOMAS COEX (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/GettyImages)
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