Search

London Olympics: One year on

13:58 18 June 2013

Mo Farah with his two gold medals won at the 2012 London Olympics. Picture: Martin Rickett/PA

Mo Farah with his two gold medals won at the 2012 London Olympics. Picture: Martin Rickett/PA

PA Wire/Press Association Images

Almost a year has passed since the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games took the capital — and the nation — by storm with athletes including Mo Farah, Jessica Ennis, David Weir and Sir Bradley Wiggins making it a summer of success for Team GB.

A view from above of the Olympic Park. Picture: Isabel InfantesA view from above of the Olympic Park. Picture: Isabel Infantes

One year on, we want to hear from you about your thoughts and memories from the Games.

Were you one of the lucky ones who got to witness the spectacle in the Olympic Park? Perhaps you were one of the many volunteers who helped make sure the Games ran as smoothly as possible?

You may be a sports coach, knew one of the athletes that took part or simply lived near to one of the celebrated sporting venues dotted about the capital.

What do you enjoy most about the Games and what least? And, most importantly, do you think the promised Olympic legacy has materialised one year on?

Let us know your views by emailing ela.editorial@archant.co.uk or calling 0208 477 3834 and you could feature in our special supplement marking a year since the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Latest News Stories

Yesterday, 17:50
Animals take lead role in Arnham Wharf Primary's Nativity

Children at one primary school in London’s East End decided they wanted to tell the traditional Nativity story this year from the animals’ point of view.

Yesterday, 16:36
Ahnaf Hamim with his Snowman Christmas card [Pictures: Steve Poston]

Ahnaf Hamim had a big smile and a big surprise for his mum and dad—his snowman drawing has been chosen for the Mayor of Tower Hamlets’ official Christmas card this year.

Yesterday, 11:40
Young patients at the Royal London Hospital receive their gifts. From left:  Rhyanne Gasper, 14, from Newham, Naeem Agbongbon, 8, from Ockenden, Essex, Eron Ufuah, 9, from Canning Town, and Harshika Partheepan, 4 months, from Newbury Park, with volunteers from the Kindness Offensive Photo: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Children being treated in hospital over Christmas received hundreds of gifts in a surprise visit by well-wishers.

Joel Adesina was stabbed on December 5 in Padbury Court off Bethnal Green Road

A 20-year-old man will today appear in court charged with murdering Dagenham teenager Joel Adesina.

Most read news

And they have a role to play in saving their species.

Twinkle, twinkle you little stars – thanks for making your homes so festive.

Offers for university places are at a record high.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Docklands and East London Advertiser e-edition today E-edition