In pics: London Olympics Closing Ceremony

Sports | | August 13, 2012, 3:24 am
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A general view of the performance during the ceremony. (Getty Images)

A general view of the performance during the ceremony. (Getty Images)

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Prince Harry, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and LOCOG chairman Lord Sebastian Coe in attendance at the Olympic Stadium. (Getty Images)

Prince Harry, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and LOCOG chairman Lord Sebastian Coe in attendance at the Olympic Stadium. (Getty Images)

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Athletes enter the arena during the Closing Ceremony. (AP Photo)

Athletes enter the arena during the Closing Ceremony. (AP Photo)

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German high-jumper Ariane Friedrich parades while being lifted on the shoulders by a fellow athlete. (AP Photo)

German high-jumper Ariane Friedrich parades while being lifted on the shoulders by a fellow athlete. (AP Photo)

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Flag-bearers parade for the last time at the London Games. (AP Photo)

Flag-bearers parade for the last time at the London Games. (AP Photo)

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Japan athletes enter the Olympic Stadium as part of the athletes' parade. (Getty Images)

Japan athletes enter the Olympic Stadium as part of the athletes' parade. (Getty Images)

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British pop star George Michael set the tone of the musical extravaganza. (AP Photo)

British pop star George Michael set the tone of the musical extravaganza. (AP Photo)

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British model Kate Moss poses on the stage. (AP Photo)

British model Kate Moss poses on the stage. (AP Photo)

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Athletes gather in the centre of the stadium during the Closing Ceremony at the Olympic Stadium.  (Getty Images)

Athletes gather in the centre of the stadium during the Closing Ceremony at the Olympic Stadium. (Getty Images)

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Emma Bunton (Baby Spice) performing with the Spice Girls. (AP Photo)

Emma Bunton (Baby Spice) performing with the Spice Girls. (AP Photo)

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British comedian Eric Idle performs during the Closing Ceremony with Indian folk dancers. (AP Photo)

British comedian Eric Idle performs during the Closing Ceremony with Indian folk dancers. (AP Photo)

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Eduardo Paes, Mayor of Rio de Janeiro, host city of the 2016 Olympic Games, waves the Olympic Flag after receiving it from the IOC President Jacques Rogge. (AP Photo)

Eduardo Paes, Mayor of Rio de Janeiro, host city of the 2016 Olympic Games, waves the Olympic Flag after receiving it from the IOC President Jacques Rogge. (AP Photo)