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Best of 2012: your photos of the Olympic Games

Posted at 4:00 pm, December 21, 2012 in Olympics & Paralympics, Photos of London
Fireworks over the Olympic Park during the Opening Ceremony. (Photo: Nick Redman)

Fireworks over the Olympic park. (Photo: Nick Redman)

Ah, the Olympics. Remember them? No, us neither.

Fortunately, you took loads of photos, so have your memory jogged with our gallery of the best. Or view them on Facebook, where you can like your favourites – the most popular three will be added to the Museum of London’s historical archive.

The Olympic Rings adorned Tower Bridge through the Olympic Games. (Photo: laurabot)

The Olympic Rings adorned Tower Bridge throughout the Olympic Games. (Photo: laurabot)

Crowds on a big screen at the Olympic Park. (Photo: Stuart Sunley)

Crowds on a big screen at the Olympic Park. (Photo: Stuart Sunley)

A diver starts his dive. (Photo: Bernard Pretorius)

A diver starts his dive. (Photo: Bernard Pretorius)

'Pure Evil' street art in east London. (Photo: Claude Crommelin)

‘Pure Evil’ street art in east London. (Photo: Claude Crommelin)

The Brownlee brothers race for the prize in the Mens Triathlon, Hyde Park. (Photo: balancinggreen)

The Brownlee brothers race for the prize in the Mens Triathlon, Hyde Park. (Photo: balancinggreen)

An impromptu party takes place outside the Olympic Stadium. (Photo: Slawek Kozdras)

An impromptu party takes place outside the Olympic Stadium. (Photo: Slawek Kozdras)

Usain Bolt surrounded by photographers after claiming another victory. (Photo: Bernard Pretorius)

Usain Bolt surrounded by photographers after claiming another victory. (Photo: Bernard Pretorius)

A statue of Olympic mascot Wenlock seems to race against the flow of traffic. (Photo: Rob Dawkins)

A statue of Olympic mascot Wenlock seems to race against the flow of traffic. (Photo: Rob Dawkins)

Competitors clash in this game of Paralympic basketball. (Photo: Andrew Smith)

Competitors clash in this game of Paralympic basketball. (Photo: Andrew Smith)

A baby caught on camera and relayed to the media area of the Olympic Stadium. (Photo: Claudine Vega)

A baby caught on camera and relayed to the media area of the Olympic Stadium. (Photo: Claudine Vega)

Crowds walk past the London 2012 logo. (Photo: Dan Chippendale)

Crowds walk past the London 2012 logo. (Photo: Dan Chippendale)

A hockey team huddle on the pitch. (Photo: Michael Goldrei)

A hockey team huddle on the pitch. (Photo: Michael Goldrei)

Volunteer 'Games Makers' fight off tiredness (or perhaps boredom) outside London Bridge station. (Photo: Michael Goldrei)

Volunteer ‘Games Makers’ fight off tiredness (or perhaps boredom) outside London Bridge station. (Photo: Michael Goldrei)

Awaiting the parade of athletes at the Olympic Closing Ceremony. (Photo: Bernard Pretorius)

Awaiting the parade of athletes at the Olympic Closing Ceremony. (Photo: Bernard Pretorius)

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