LONDON | The first athletes are expected today in the Olympic Village, 11 days before the opening of the Olympic Games in London, where organizers are finalizing the preparations for this competition. In this edition of the Olympic 1490 athletes will compete in 26 Olympic disciplines.
Heathrow Airport, criticized in recent months for the lines for passport control, will first be tested on Monday for the Games. Immigration Minister Damian Green promised that the border control staff is in “Olympic training” since Sunday and will deal well with the arrivals. Over 500 suplimentary agents were hired for the event.