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The Men's Team Pursuit squad of Belgium form a paceline during a Track Cycling practise session ahead of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Velodrome in Olympic Park on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images)
Fireworks burst above the stadium during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
A performer in the role of Queen Elizabeth II parachutes out of a helicopter hovering above the stadium during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images)
Performers dance in a scene depicting the struggle between life and death during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
The flag of Great Britain is projected onto the House of Parliament and Big Ben during a light show to mark the start of the 2012 Olympic Games on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
Performers represent victims of the July 7 bombings during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
Fireworks explode from Tower Bridge during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
Members of the United States Olympic team enter the stadium during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
(L-R) Weightlifter Holley Mangold and basketball player Kobe Bryant of the United States enter the stadium during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images)
Athletes from the United States enjoy their parade during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
Mariel Zagunis of the United States Olympic fencing team carries her country's flag during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images)
Queen Elizabeth II during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
Sarah Attar of Saudi Arabia enters the stadium during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on July 27, 2012 in London, England. Attar is one of the first female athletes to compete for Saudi Arabia at the Olympics. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
Torchbearer Sir Steve Redgrave poses with the Olympic Flame during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Pool/Getty Images)
The Olympic Flame is carried into the Olympic Stadium during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
General View as the Olympic Cauldron is lit during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)
Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
A general view while fireworks explode from the stadium roof during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Sir Paul McCartney performs during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images)
A young athlete who is joined by six others representing Britain's hopes for the next Olympics carries the Olympic torch during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)
Torchbearer Sir Steve Redgrave receives the Olympic Flame during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
Fireworks over the Olympic Stadium and the Aquatics Arena during the Opening Ceremony at the Olympic Park on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
The Olympic flame burns in Cauldron during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)
Fireworks over the Olympic Stadium during the Opening Ceremony at the Olympic Park on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
Fireworks go off over the Olympic Stadium during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)
The Olympic flame burns within the Cauldron during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)