July 24, 2012 13:19 ET

Go for the Gold With's Top Five Shows of Olympic Proportions

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LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - Jul 24, 2012) - Every four years, the world's elite athletes compete in the Summer Olympic Games and this year will take their talents to London in hopes of bringing home a medal. In celebration, the experts are bringing a taste of the historic games to Sin City and reveal the top five shows to entertain your Olympic appetite.

From acrobatic wonders to aquatic spectacles, delight in the spectacular athleticism featured in the entertainment along the Las Vegas Strip including:

  • Archery: An action-packed adventure awaits inside MGM Grand as the stage is set for Imperial twins and their journey to reclaim their palace in KÀ by Cirque du Soleil. Encounter warriors bearing bow and arrows ready to defend and combat their enemies as the show comes to life.
  • Aquatic: Experience the thrills of high diving and marvels of synchronized swimming in Le Rêve - The Dream at Wynn Las Vegas. The show takes guests on a journey to a water wonderland where gymnasts and performers execute remarkable feats in the 27-foot-deep pool.
  • Equestrian: Hold on to your seats with Tournament of Kings at the Excalibur featuring knights in shining armor riding horseback and dueling to determine a champion. Take on the role of lords and ladies as the knights contend in various competitions including a horse race. 
  • Gymnastics: Push the boundaries with Mystère by Cirque du Soleil at Treasure Island featuring gravity-defying acrobatic routines. Gaze in awe when characters take artistic performances to the next creative level with signature flair.
  • Shooting: Delve into the mystery of Marriage Can Be Murder. The murder mystery dinner show allows the audience to play detective and solve the evening's crimes in a classic who-dun-it.

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