Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 16°C

min temp: 12°C

Five-day forecast

Ticketed spectators to the Olympic Park at Stratford has passed the two million mark since the Games began.

To send a link to this page to a friend, you must be logged in.

Olympic fever also continues to rise around the country, with venues and big screens attracting huge crowds as people cheer on the athletes.

The London 2012 Live Sites alone have seen 2.7 million people attend, with the busiest day Super Saturday when Team GB struck gold three times in the athletics arena-

An estimated 160,000 spectators also took to the streets of central London to witness Olympic history as Alistair Brownlee became the first British athlete to win gold in the Men’s Triathlon event on Tuesday with 120,000 spectators for the Women’s Marathon.

LOCOG Chair, Seb Coe described the passion and spirit of the British public as outstanding. “The huge crowds have contributed to making the atmosphere at events in both the Olympic Park and venues around the country incredible.”

Share this article

0 comments

Local Search 24
Looking for a:
Location:
Search radius:
Click here to read the Digital Edition of the The Reporter on screen

Around the Web See all

Use our Wedding site to help you plan your big day!
At WeddingSite we know how much you have to organise for your wedding day, that's why we have designed a set of FREE, simple-to-use tools to make the planning process easy & hassle-free. FIND OUT MORE
Find a date using our online dating and friend finder
You can meet new friends, find romance or simply meet up online with people sharing similar interests and hobbies. FIND OUT MORE
Find a local business using our online directory search
Need a plumber? Or a florist? Or anything else? Search our business directory to find Gravesend businesses in just a few seconds. FIND OUT MORE
Family notices from the The Reporter, with readers' tributes
In memoriam, birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, best wishes & special days. FIND OUT MORE