7 of the most incredible moments from the London Olympics

With the 2020 Tokyo Olympics now exactly one year away from commencing, can you believe it is now seven years since the magnificent London Olympics?

Here we take a trip down memory lane to look back on some of our favourite moments from London 2012…

1. For the first time in 60 years, Britain’s showjumpers were crowned Olympic champions — it was an incredible moment for the team of Nick Skelton (with Big Star, who went on to win his own Olympic gold four years later), Ben Maher, Peter Charles and Scott Brash

2. Who could forget the amazing moment when Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro won individual gold?

Charlotte Dujardin, Valegro

3. The British eventing team of William Fox-Pitt, Mark King, Zara Tindall, Tina Cook and Nicola Wilson put in sterling performances to bring home a silver medal

Olympics Eventing Showumping 31 07 2012 PODIUM - NICOLA WILSON - ZARA PHILLIPS - WILLIAM FOX PITT - MARY KING - TINA COOK

4. Our phenomenal Paralympic dressage squad took home no less than four medals; team gold, an individual gold, plus two individual silver medals

Team Medla winners Great Britain (L-R) Sophie Wells, Lee Pearson, Deborah Criddle, Sophie Christainsen - London 2012 Paralympic Games - Greenwich Park, London, United Kingdom - 4 September 2012

5. Continuing the gold rush for Britain was our magnificent dressage team of Carl Hester, Charlotte Dujardin and Laura Bechtolsheimer

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 07: (L-R) Carl Hester, Laura Bechtolsheimer and Charlotte Dujardin of Great Britain celebrate with their gold medals during the medal cerermony for the Team Dressage on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Greenwich Park on August 7, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

6. Steve Guerdat jumps the only double clear in the final round with Nino de Buissonnets, to take home the first Swiss showjumping medal since 1924

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7. And Michael Jung claimed individual gold for Germany riding the incredibly consistent La Biosthetique Sam FBW

Olympics Event Dressage 29 07 2012 MICHAEL JUNG - SAM

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