LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 12: The Olympic Flag is handed from Mayor of London, Boris Johnson to IOC President Jacques Rogge, who passes it to Mayor of Rio de Janeiro, Eduardo Paes 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 Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
Best shots of the London 2012 Olympics
•28 November 2012
The London Olympics was by far the landmark sporting event of 2012.