Swimming event, opera didn’t disappoint

Robert Whitson, chief financial officer of Ballantine Communication Inc., parent company for The Durango Herald, is attending the 2012 London Olympics. The Herald will publish the notes he will occasionally send about his experiences.

Although our seats for swimming were in the nosebleed section, you could still see all the action. For a preliminary round, there was a pretty full house.

The United States ended up in second place behind China in this round.

Again, security lines were very quick to get through, although the “Tube” (London subway) has been packed all day and night.

The performance of “Phantom of the Opera” was outstanding at Her Majesty’s Theatre.

Off to the women’s gymnastics today, and it is the first time it has rained since we have been here.