Olympic rings unveiled on London’s Tower Bridge

The rings weigh over three tonnes and measure over 25m wide by 11.5m tall; they will be illuminated in a light-show every evening during the Games
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A giant set of Olympic rings are displayed from Tower Bridge on June 27, 2012 in London, England. The rings weigh over three tonnes and measure over 25 metres wide by 11.5 metres tall; they will be illuminated in a light-show every evening during the Games. (Getty Images)
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Mayor of London Boris Johnson (L), Lord Sebastian Coe (R), The Chair of the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games, and Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt unveil a giant set of Olympic rings which are displayed from Tower Bridge on June 27, 2012 in London, England. The rings weigh over three tonnes and measure over 25 metres wide by 11.5 metres tall; they will be illuminated in a light-show every evening during the Games. (Getty Images)
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Members of the media work as a giant set of Olympic rings are displayed from Tower Bridge on June 27, 2012 in London, England. The rings weigh over three tonnes and measure over 25 metres wide by 11.5 metres tall; they will be illuminated in a light-show every evening during the Games. (Getty Images)
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Mayor of London Boris Johnson (L) and Lord Sebastian Coe, The Chair of the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games, cheer as a giant set of Olympic rings are displayed from Tower Bridge on June 27, 2012 in London, England. The rings weigh over three tonnes and measure over 25 metres wide by 11.5 metres tall; they will be illuminated in a light-show every evening during the Games. (Getty Images)
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A giant set of Olympic rings are displayed from Tower Bridge on June 27, 2012 in London, England. The rings weigh over three tonnes and measure over 25 metres wide by 11.5 metres tall; they will be illuminated in a light-show every evening during the Games. (Getty Images)
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A giant set of Olympic rings are displayed from Tower Bridge on June 27, 2012 in London, England. The rings weigh over three tonnes and measure over 25 metres wide by 11.5 metres tall; they will be illuminated in a light-show every evening during the Games. (Getty Images)
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