Yes, BMX bikes were used in the 2008 Beijing Olympic and is going to be used in the 2012 London Olympic.
The 2008 olympic games we be held in all different places of Beijing. Ther will be a place for swimming (THE WATER CUBE). And there is the Birds nest. The most popular. but there is many more places then them two. all i wonder is, where will BMX be held.
2008 in the Beijing Olympics
New Zealand cyclist Sarah Walker has not won any Olympic medals. She finished 4th in women's BMX at the 2008 Games in Beijing, her only appearance at the Olympics.
Through the 2008 Games in Beijing, Shanaze has not won an Olympic medal. She competed in the 2008 Games and made the finals in BMX but crashed out and did not finish the race. She is competing in the 2012 Games in London. Shanaze has won gold medals at the World Championships.
Anne-Caroline was the first ever gold medalist in women's BMX cycling at the 2008 Games in Beijing.
* Men and Women's Individual BMX * Men and Women's 10k Marathon Swim * Women's 3000m Steeplechase * Women's team Sabre and Foil * Table Tennis Team event replaces doubles
The games of Beijing olympic are Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Basque pelota, Boxing, BMX racing, Canoeing, Cricket, Croquet, Cycling, Diving, Equestrian, Fencing, Football (soccer), Golf, Gymnastics, Handball, Hockey (field), Jeu de paume, Judo and the modern games are Swimming, Synchronized swimming, Water polo, Modern pentathlon, Rowing, Sailing, Shooting, Softball, Table tennis, Taekwondo, Triathlon, Tennis, Triathlon, Volleyball, Weightlifting, Wrestling. These are the games played in Beijing olympic 2008.
National Stadium * National Aquatics Center * National Indoor Stadium * Beijing Shooting Range Hall * Beijing Olympic Basketball Gymnasium * Laoshan Velodrome * Shunyi Olympic Rowing-Canoeing Park * China Agricultural University Gymnasium * Peking University Gymnasium * Beijing Science and Technology University Gymnasium * Beijing University of Technology Gymnasium * Beijing Olympic Green Tennis Court * Olympic Sports Center Stadium * Olympic Sports Center Gymnasium * Beijing Workers' Stadium * Beijing Workers' Gymnasium * Capital Indoor Stadium * Fengtai Sports Center Softball Field * Yingdong Natatorium of National Olympic Sports Center * Laoshan Mountain Bike Course * Beijing Shooting Range CTF * Beijing Institute of Technology Gymnasium * Beijing University of Aeronautics & Astronautics Gymnasium * Fencing Hall of National Convention Center * Beijing Olympic Green Hockey Stadium * Beijing Olympic Green Archery Field * Beijing Wukesong Sports Center Baseball Field * Chaoyang Park Beach Volleyball Ground * Laoshan Bicycle Moto Cross (BMX) Venue * Triathlon Venue * Road Cycling Course
Marathon swimming (10k events for men and women), women's 3,000 meter steeplechase, and two new BMX cycling events.
2008 Games in Beijing.The first ever gold medalist in the men's BMX event was MÄris Å trombergs of Latvia. The first gold medalist in the women's BMX event was Anne-Caroline Chausson of France.
Bmx is a new sport for the 2008 Olympics
Hoffman was part of the closing ceremonies at the 1996 Games in Atlanta with a group of BMXers and skateboarders doing a stunt show but was not a competitor at those Games. BMX debuted in the Olympics at the 2008 Games in Beijing.
BMX rider Sarah Walker of New Zealand has won 9 medals in World Championship competition (3 gold, 3 silver, 3 bronze) and 2 medals in Supercross World Cup competition (2 bronze). She has not won an Olympic medal. She placed 4th in women's BMX at the 2008 Games in Beijing.
Women's and men's BMX racing debuts at the 2008 Games in Beijing. Competition is scheduled to take place August 20 and 21.
Yes, one of the seven gold medals France won at the 2008 Games in Beijing was won by a woman. That was Anne-Caroline Chausson who won gold in women's BMX cycling.
For the 2008 Games in Beijing, the USOC had three official track training centers: 1) ADT Event Center Velodrome in Carson, CA 2) Lehigh Valley Velodrome in Trexlertown, PA 3) 7-Eleven Velodrome in Colorado Springs, CO A BMX training facility was opened in January, 2008 at the US Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, CA.
Bmx Racing became a medal sport at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing under sanctioning of the American Bicycle Association and the National Bicycle League, recognised by the UCI.
BMX Racing became a medal sport in 2008 at the Olympics in Beijing, China, under UCI. Sanctioning bodies in the United States are National Bicycle League and American Bicycle Association .
The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) announced yesterday its team members for competition at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China. The U.S. Team will include 596 athletes: 310 men and 286 women. The U.S. Team will compete in 30 sports at the 2008 Olympic Games, including the newest Olympic disciplines of bicycle moto-cross (BMX), open water swimming and women's steeplechase. The United States will also field a team in women's field hockey for the first time since 1996 and in baseball for the first time since 2000. The only team events the United States will not compete in are men's field hockey and team handball. Source: http://teamusa.org/news/article/2744
Maris Strombergs is the current Olympic champion. Donny Robinson is the current world champion, Sam Willoughby has beaten them both in recent races.