Genealogy and the 2012 London Olympics

Posted July 27, 2012 by Amanda | 2 Comments

Are you excited for the start of the 2012 London Olympics? If you’re looking to merge your love of international athletic competition with your love of genealogy, you’ll definitely want to check out the London 2012 Summer Olympics project. A dedicated group of users are working diligently to build and connect the family trees of past and present Olympians. Join this international effort to help connect these athletes to more than 60 million people in Geni’s World Family Tree! Be sure to check out the related projects to find country specific Olympic projects. Don’t see your country represented? Start a new project and add your country’s famous athletes!

Do you have an Olympic athlete in your family tree? Share their story in the comments below and let us know how you’re related!

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  • http://www.whitepages.co.uk/ Roger White

    Unfortunately I don’t know of any Olympians in the family – but I have never researched this myself. London 2012 has given me the motivation to start researching, if I find anything, I’ll be sure to post on here :)

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    I am soooo excited and enjoying the Olympic game 2012. Bolt is rocking in this Olympic. Wishing him all the best.