31 sports at the Beijing Olympics 31 sports at the Beijing Olympics
Shawn Johnson was 16 years old during the Olympics in Beijing.
Great Britain spent about £440 million on their athletes during the four-year period leading up to the Beijing Olympics. That's over £9.3 million per medal. Team GB - Gold19, Silver13, Bronze15. Total 47.
Ethiopia I suppose
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Abhinav Bindra from India won the gold for the 10 Meter air Rifle event at the 2008 Olympics.
Bruno Julie won Mauritius's first medal ever, bronze, in weightlifting during the 2008 Olympics. That was their only medal during the 2008 Olympics.
612 includes 4 for relay teams
Summer Olympics - sports that are practiced during the summer months, such as swimming and basketball. Winter Olympics - sports practiced during winter months, such as skiing and snowboarding. Paralympics - in which the contenders have disablities
During 2008, they hosted the one and only, very special Beijing Olympics! YES ur right yoshi
Michael Phelps during the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
no hay fecha establecidad
According to the on-screen information during the opening ceremonies/parade of nations, there are 647 US athletes in Beijing.
Usain Bolt was clocked running 23 mph during the 2008 Beijing Olympics 100 meter dash
The high jump has been an olympic event officially for over 100 years at the Olympic Games, and will continue to be held annually every year during the Olympic, including this year's games in Beijing, China.
I think you will find we are still GREAT BRITAIN and haven't changed our name, so when was this question asked about......and if you are reading this during the Olympics you will know we are GREAT........
Usain Bolt. The Jamaican runner broke his own previous record of 9.72 seconds on the 16th of August 2008 during the Beijing Olympics at a remarkable 9.68 seconds.
29 gold medals...
During the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, Michael Phelps won the gold medal and set an Olympic and World record in the 200 meter Individual Medley with a time of 1:54.23.
She attended at the Olympic games twice. Her debut at the Olympics was in 2004 in Athens, when she was 19 years old. She placed 24th in the preliminary round. Four years later she repeated this performance during the 2008 Olympics in Beijing.
The Olympic Village where the athletes will stay is being constructed on the north side of the city of Beijing near many of the the city's historic sites.
Beijing was elected the host city on July 13, 2001, during the 112th IOC Session in Moscow, defeating Toronto, Paris, Istanbul, and Osaka. After the first round of voting, Beijing held a significant lead over the other four candidates eliminating Osaka. In the second round, Beijing was supported by an absolute majority of voters, eliminating the need for subsequent rounds.
Usain Bolt from Jamaica, 19.30s
About 3,000 in total. http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/olympics/2008-07/03/content_6817390.htm