August 13, 2012
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An estimated 80,000 people were in attendance Sunday at Olympic Stadium as London said goodbye to the Games.
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The spectacular closing ceremony featured landmarks, lightshows, music, and fireworks.
Performers watched the end of the closing ceremony.
Bryshon Nellum, in front, held the US flag as athletes entered during the show.
The Spice Girls were among the musical acts that performed during the show.
Singer George Michael performed during the ceremony.
Musician and DJ Fatboy Slim performed during the closing ceremony of the London Games.
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Athletes from France are seen during the closing ceremony at Olympic Stadium.
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An athlete held a German flag.
Ethiopian athletes formed a conga line.
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Spanish athletes were at the ceremony.
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Athletes gathered near the Olympic flame at the closing.
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Flagbearers paraded at the stadium.
An actor recited a speech by Winston Churchill from a replica of Big Ben during the closing.
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The band Madness performed.
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Performers waved British flags.