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Nike Statue - Plaque 1

Nike Nike Statue - Plaque 1

Erection date: 9/9/2012

Inscription

{Below an image of the Olympic torch:}
A gift from the people of ancient Olympia to the people of London. To commemorate the hosting of the XXXth Olympiad, London 2012.

Site: Nike (5 memorials)

SE18, Number 1 Street, Main Guardhouse

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Nike Statue - Plaque 1

Subjects commemorated Information

2012 Olympics

See also 2012 Paralympics. The first event was held on 25 July in Cardiff but...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Nike Statue - Plaque 1

Also at this site Information

Nike Statue - Plaque 2

We think the last line of the plaque means that Kougioumtzis is the sculptor ...

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Nike Statue - Plaque 3

Presented to the Mayor and Leader of the Royal Borough of Greenwich, Councill...

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Nike Statue - Plaque 4

Ancient Olympia is the site of the original games and remains the source of t...

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Nike Statue - Plaque 5

{Below an image of the discus thrower:} The Ancient Games The ancient Olympic...

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