Olympic organisers choose their own favourite images of Opening Ceremony

Organisers of London 2012 have put togehter their own picture gallery from last night's Opening Ceremony in east London. Take a look at their images here.

The Olympic Rings during the Opening Ceremony
The Olympic Rings during the Opening Ceremony Credit: Press Association

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Queen visits Olympic village

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