Olympic Rings

An aerial view shows Ed McDowell and Andy Moody riding in a carriage pulled by the Shire horse team of Jim and Murcock, as they cut grass to form Olympic Rings in Richmond Park in London, England. The rings, which are approximately 300 metres wide and over 135 metres tall, are visible on the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLTRA0000066" title="London Heathrow Airport" href="/topic/transportation/air-transportation/london-heathrow-airport-PLTRA0000066.topic">Heathrow</a> flight path, ready to welcome athletes and visitors to the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="EVSPR000227" title="2012 Summer Olympics" href="/topic/sports/2012-summer-olympics-EVSPR000227.topic">London 2012 Olympic Games</a>. The five rings represent the five continents and the meeting of athletes from throughout the world at the Olympic Games.

( LOCOG, LOCOG via Getty Images / July 9, 2012 )

An aerial view shows Ed McDowell and Andy Moody riding in a carriage pulled by the Shire horse team of Jim and Murcock, as they cut grass to form Olympic Rings in Richmond Park in London, England. The rings, which are approximately 300 metres wide and over 135 metres tall, are visible on the Heathrow flight path, ready to welcome athletes and visitors to the London 2012 Olympic Games. The five rings represent the five continents and the meeting of athletes from throughout the world at the Olympic Games.

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