There are 302 events at the 2008 Olympic Games in which medals will be handed out.
51 gold medals
At the 2008 Summer Olympic games Russia won a total of 28 bronze medals.
Ireland won three medals at the Beijing Olympic Games in 2008: one silver and two bronze, all for boxing.
Russia won 28 gold medals at the 2004 Athens Olympics, from a total of 92 medals.