London puts the final touches on a successful Olympiad ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page alastair grant/associated press An estimated 80,000 people were in attendance Sunday at Olympic Stadium as London said goodbye to the Games. ben curtis/associated press The spectacular closing ceremony featured landmarks, lightshows, music, and fireworks. Suzanne Plunkett/REUTERS Performers watched the end of the closing ceremony. Chris Helgren/REUTERS Bryshon Nellum, in front, held the US flag as athletes entered during the show. Stefan Wermuth/reuters The Spice Girls were among the musical acts that performed during the show. Stefan Wermuth/reuters Singer George Michael performed during the ceremony. david gray/REUTERS Musician and DJ Fatboy Slim performed during the closing ceremony of the London Games. eric feferberg/afp/getty images Athletes from France are seen during the closing ceremony at Olympic Stadium. Adrian dennis/afp/getty images An athlete held a German flag. phil noble/reuters Ethiopian athletes formed a conga line. matt dunham/Associated press Spanish athletes were at the ceremony. frank fife/afp/getty images Athletes gathered near the Olympic flame at the closing. gabriel bouys/afp/getty images Flagbearers paraded at the stadium. kai pfaffenback/reuters An actor recited a speech by Winston Churchill from a replica of Big Ben during the closing. Matt Dunham/Associated Press The band Madness performed. jae c. hong/Associated Press Performers waved British flags.