What were Malaysians searching for on Google during one of the largest global sporting events that concluded last month -- the London Olympics 2012?
The following 'Olympic Zeitgeist', or spirit of the times, offers a unique perspective on what Malaysians keyed on their desktops and on mobiles during the Olympics 2012 period from July 27 to August 11, as tabulated by Google Malaysia:
1. Lin Dan
World's No. 1 badminton ace defended his Olympic singles badminton title when he defeated Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei, 15-21 21-10 21-19.
2. Pandelela Rinong
The 19 year-old Sarawakian, the Olympic diver and first ever female who bagged a bronze medal for Malaysia in a non-badminton event.
3. Lee Chong Wei
Malaysia's badminton hero got the silver medal, his second, again after battling Lin Dan in one of the greatest Olympic badminton match ups ever.
4. Allison Stokke
Many searched about the 23-year-old pole vaulting hottie who did not make it to the Olympics 2012 but was in the hottest Olympians list for obvious reasons.
5. Badminton Olympics 2012
A favourite sport amongst Malaysians, this year's event was rigged with controversy, victories and bittersweet defeat.
6. Baskin Robbins
Malaysians were treated to free ice cream at Baskin Robbins' outlets, in appreciation of the efforts by Malaysian Olympians.
7. Mckayla Maroney
The US Olympic gymnast became famous overnight when she pouted and was caught on camera during the awards ceremony.
8. London 2012 Football
Football fans watched as underdog Mexico beat Brazil 2-1 in a thrilling final at the London Olympics 2012.
9. Xie Xingfang
Malaysian badminton fans also searched for this former world champion shuttler who is to marry long time lover Lin Dan at the end of September in Beijing.
10. Google Doodle
A collection of static and interactive Olympics 2012-themed Google doodles.