London Prepares series
These test events have allowed LOCOG to test vital areas of operation ahead of the London 2012 Games.
Visit the sites below for more information about individual events in the London Prepares series.
The FINA Olympic Games Synchronised Swimming Qualification, Presented by Visa took place at the Aquatics Centre and provided the last opportunity for synchronised swimmers to qualify for the London 2012 Games.
Some of the world’s best hockey teams competed at the Visa International Invitational Hockey Tournament. The event took place at the Riverbank Arena on the Olympic Park from 2–6 May 2012.
2012 Hours to Go: An Evening of Athletics and Entertainment featured a host of celebrities and athletes taking part in a series of stunts and games in front of 40,000 spectators.
Manor Wheelchair Tennis International took place at the Paralympic venue for Wheelchair Tennis
on the Olympic Park.
Wheelchair Rugby was the first Paralympic test event in the Basketball Arena. Four top teams competed at the event, just five months ahead of the Games.
The ISSF Shooting World Cup took place from 17–29 April at The Royal Artillery Barracks, Woolwich, London.
Some of the world’s best Paralympic archers competed at The Royal Artillery Barracks, the London 2012 venue for Paralympic Archery.
The BUCS Visa Outdoor Athletics Championships took place in the Olympic Stadium from 4–7 May, with tickets available to members of BUCS.
Some of the world's top Boccia nations competed at the London Boccia Invitational 2012, which took place from 5–7 May.