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IOC president Rogge declares London Olympics close

2012-08-12 22:58:27 GMT2012-08-13 06:58:27(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Jacques Rogge, President of the International Olympic Committee, delivers a speech at the Closing Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in London, Britain, August 12, 2012. (Xinhua/Wang Qingqin)

Photo taken on August 12, 2012 shows the art performance at the Closing Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in London, Britain. (Xinhua/Wang Qingqin)

LONDON, Aug. 12 (Xinhua) -- International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge declared the 30th Olympic Games close on Sunday night.

In his address at the closing ceremony, Rogge described the third Summer Games hosted by London as "happy and glorious".

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