London 2012 hurdles is latest Google doodle

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 7, 2012 - 14:14

Zeenews Bureau

New Delhi: London 2012 hurdles can be termed as the most fun Olympic doodle ever that Google has created. Today, as the biggest sporting extravaganza entered its 12th day, Google greeted users with its playable Olympic doodle which shows 110 metres men’s race with 10 hurdles.

The interactive doodle, in the shape of a laptop, lets the user participate in the hurdles race by using the left-right arrow keys to run and the spacebar to jump over the hurdles.

The score is displayed on the screen along with star ratings once the race is over. The experience can also be shared on Google+.

However, the doodle appears only as a static image on mobile Web browsers.

Yesterday, Google celebrated London 2012 Javelin competition with a night theme doodle that had the spotlight on a male athlete preparing to throw the Javelin in front of a jam-packed stadium.

Google featured London 2012 Synchronised Swimming doodle, depicting a team of female synchronised swimmers performing a routine on Sunday.

Earlier, Google had celebrated London 2012 Olympics events like Pole Vault, Shot Put, Table Tennis, Hockey, Artistic Gymnastics men`s Rings, Fencing, Diving and Archery with a different doodle theme for every sport.

The opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics on July 27 was celebrated with doodle depicting five athletes playing different Olympics sports.



First Published: Tuesday, August 7, 2012 - 00:37

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