When did Malaysia compete in the 2012 Olympics?

When did Malaysia compete in the 2012 Olympics?

Malaysia competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, from 27 July to 12 August 2012. This was the nation’s fourteenth appearance at the Olympics, although it had previously competed in two other games under the name Malaya .

Where did badminton take place in the 2012 Olympics?

The badminton tournaments at the 2012 Olympic Games in London took place between 28 July and 5 August at Wembley Arena . A total of 172 athletes competed in five events: men’s singles, women’s singles, men’s doubles, women’s doubles and mixed doubles.

Who are the Malaysian athletes in the Olympics?

Nine Malaysian athletes had competed in Beijing, including platform diver Pandelela Rinong, who was appointed by the council to carry the nation’s flag at the opening ceremony. Diver Yeoh Ken Nee, on the other hand, made his Olympic return in London, after a twelve-year absence.

When was mixed doubles added to the Olympics?

It was not until the 1992 Games in Barcelona that it was officially included on the Olympic programme, with men’s and women’s singles and doubles events. The mixed doubles event made its debut in 1996 at the Atlanta Olympic Games. Since then, the number of events has remained unchanged. Loading…

Who was the first Malaysian woman to win an Olympic medal?

Flagbearer Pandelela Rinong made history as the first Malaysian woman to win an Olympic medal and the first Malaysian athlete to win an Olympic medal in any event besides badminton, when she took the bronze medal in women’s 10 meter platform diving.

Who are the famous badminton brothers in Malaysia?

The famous Sidek brothers, Razif and Jalani Sidek, made Malaysia proud after they bagged the bronze medal in the Badminton Men’s Doubles category.

Who are the host cities for the 2012 Summer Olympics?

By 15 July 2003, the deadline for interested cities to submit bids to the International Olympic Committee (IOC), nine cities had submitted bids to host the 2012 Summer Olympics: Havana, Istanbul, Leipzig, London, Madrid, Moscow, New York City, Paris, and Rio de Janeiro.

How many swimming events were there at the 2012 Olympics?

The London Aquatics Centre, designed by famed architect Zaha Hadid, hosted the swimming events during the 2012 Summer Olympics. Similar to the program’s format in 2008, swimming featured a total of 34 events (17 each for men and women) including two 10 km open-water marathons.

What was not included in the London 2012 Olympics?

London’s bid featured the same 28 sports that had been included in other recent Summer Olympics, but the IOC voted to drop baseball and softball from the 2012 Games just two days after London had been selected as the host city.

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