A countdown of the network's top 30 Olympic highlights, as selected by voters at NBCOlympics.com.
The spectacular Opening Ceremony was an unforgettable start to the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Sporting Highlights (Days 1 – 6)
Including Team GB’s first medal from Lizzie Armitstead, the first gold from rowers Helen Glover and Heather Stanning, the imperious time trial by Bradley Wiggins, Michael Phelps’ record 19th Olympic medal, Clare Balding’s emotional interview with Bert le Clos.
Sporting Highlights (Days 7 – 10)
Including Katherine Grainger’s long awaited gold, Victoria Pendleton wins stunning gold, Andy Murray’s emotional victory, Ben Ainslie wins historic 4th gold, Beth Tweddle wins bronze on the bars, Usain Bolt successfully defends his 100m Olympic title, The electric atmosphere in the stadium on ‘Super Saturday’ when Ennis, Farah and Rutherford all win gold.
Sporting Highlights (Days 11 – 16)
Including The Brownlee brothers’ triathlon glory, Usain Bolt completes his historic Olympic treble, Hoy’s record 6th gold medal, Nicola Adams punches her way to the first women’s boxing gold, The incredible tension at Greenwich Park for Team GB’s dressage victory, The world record-breaking US sprint relay, Tom Daley celebrates a sensational bronze, Sam Murray secures the 65th and final medal for Team GB.
Gabby Logan and Greg James present a fun, irreverent and uplifting countdown of the 50 greatest moments from the unforgettable London Olympics of 2012.
The London 2012 Olympic Games ended in style with a celebration of music and sporting achievement, created by Kim Gavin. It marked the end of an amazing chapter in London’s life and featured an array of British artists from the last 50 years including Eric Idle, The Kinks, The Spice Girls and Jessie J.