The start of the opening ceremony on July 27 (ANTONIN THUILLIER/AFP/GettyImages)

The start of the opening ceremony on July 27  (ANTONIN THUILLIER/AFP/GettyImages)

PICTURE TAKEN WITH A ROBOTIC CAMERA
General view taken just before the start of the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in London on July 27, 2012. AFP PHOTO / ANTONIN THUILLIER (Photo credit should read ANTONIN THUILLIER/AFP/GettyImages)