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  • Britta Stefen Wins the 50m Free in Olympic Record | Video

    Britta Stefen Wins the 50m Free in Olympic Record

    Britta Stefen becomes the sprint queen, adding the 50m free gold medal to her freestyle 100m title. Stefen of Germany, wins by a fingertip, touching the wall in Olympic record time of 24:06, only one hundredth of a second ahead of favorite to win, American Dara Torres. Australian Cate Campbell claims the bronze medal in 24:17 seconds. Swimming 50m Freestyle Women's Final - Olympic Record (24:06) - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Britta Stefen (GER), Dara Torres (USA), Cate Campbell (AUS)
  • Athletics Men 100m Final Beijing 2008 World Record – Usain Bolt | Video

    Athletics Men 100m Final Beijing 2008 World Record – Usain Bolt

    Usain Bolt wins gold in the 100m Olympic track final at the Beijing 2008 Olympics. Bolt sets new world records in both the 100m (9.69s) and 200m (19.30s) Olympic Track events. He also sets a 4x100m (37.10s) relay record with the Jamaican team. Bolt is the first man to win three sprinting events at a single Olympics since Carl Lewis in 1984, and the first man to set world records in all three at a single Olympics.
  • Michal Martikan Proves to be as Good as Gold | Video

    Michal Martikan Proves to be as Good as Gold

    Michal Martikan proves to be as good as gold, achieving victory in C1. Even though he's been assessed a 2 seconds penalty, Martikan manages to finish 2 seconds ahead of David Florence, claiming gold with a combined score of 176.65. Florence settles for silver and Robin Bell takes the bronze. Martikan became the first athlete to win an Olympic gold medal for Slovakia in 1996. Canoe Slalom Men's C1 - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Michal Martikan (SVK), David Florence (GBR), Robin Bell (AUS)
  • Alexander Grimm Earns Men's K1 Golden Title | Video

    Alexander Grimm Earns Men's K1 Golden Title

    Alexander Grimm of Germany, claims the men's K1 Olympic title in a combined time of 171.70, winning the first gold medal for his country at these games. Fabien Lefevre of France, earns the silver medal in 173.30, while Benjamin Boukpeti of Togo, top qualifier coming into the final, finishes in 173.45, achieving the bronze medal. Canoe Slalom Men's K1 - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Alexander Grimm (GER), Fabien Lefevre (FRA), Benjamin Boukpeti (TOG)
  • Kipruto Continues Kenyan Dominance | Video

    Kipruto Continues Kenyan Dominance

    Brimin Kiprop Kipruto leads Kenya to its seventh straight Olympic title in the men's 3000m steeplechase. The Kenyans set the pace early. Kipruto emerges over the final turn and has a brilliant sprint down the stretch to see the tightly packed group of medalists to the finish line. Athletics 3000m Steeplechase Men Final - Beijing 2008 - Brimin Kiprop Kipruto (KEN), Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad (FRA), Richard Kipkemboi Mateelong (KEN)
  • Elena Kaliska Defends her K1 Olympic Title | Video

    Elena Kaliska Defends her K1 Olympic Title

    Elena Kaliska of Slovakia, defends her K1 Olympic title by claiming her second consecutive gold medal in this event with a combined time of 192.64. Kaliska wins by a 14 seconds margin over Jacquelin Lawrence, who claims the silver medal in 206.94. Violetta Oblinger Peters of Austria, takes the bronze medal home in a time of 206.94. Canoe Slalom Women's K1 - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Elena Kaliska (SVK), Jacqueline Lawrence (AUS), Violetta Oblinger Peters (AUT)
  • Hochshorner Twins Win 3rd Consecutive Gold Medal | Video

    Hochshorner Twins Win 3rd Consecutive Gold Medal

    The Slovakian twin brothers, Pavol and Peter Hochschorner, become the first crew to win the C2 500m gold medal at three consecutive Olympics. Even though the twins are assessed a two points penalty, they win by more than 2 seconds, in a combined time of 190.82. The Czech duo, Jaroslav Volf and Ondrej Stepanek, finish second in 192.89 and receive the silver medal. The Russian pair settles for bronze in 197.37. Canoe Slalom Men's C2 - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - SVK, CZE, RUS
  • Sochi 2014 - Cross-Country Skiing - Men's 50km Mass Start | Video

    Sochi 2014 - Cross-Country Skiing - Men's 50km Mass Start

    In November 2017, Alexander LEGKOV of Russian Federation, competing in the Cross-Country Skiing Men's 50km, 4x10km Relay and Skiathlon 15+15km Mass Start events, in which he ranked 1st, 2nd and 10th, and for which he was awarded the gold and silver medal, has been disqualified from the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, in 2014 by the IOC Disciplinary Commission chaired by Mr Oswald. Please note that such decision is subject to appeal to the Court of Arbitration of Sport (CAS). In November 2017, Maksim VYLEGZHANIN of Russian Federation, competing in the Cross-Country Skiing Men's 50km, 4x10km Relay, Skiathlon 15+15km Mass Start and Team Sprint events, in which he ranked 2nd, 2nd, 4th and 2nd, and for which he was awarded three silver medals, has been disqualified from the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, in 2014 by the IOC Disciplinary Commission chaired by Mr Oswald. Please note that such decision is subject to appeal to the Court of Arbitration of Sport (CAS). Highlights of the Men's 50km Mass Start (Free) Cross-Country Skiing event from the Laura Cross-Country Skiing Stadium at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games. MedalsBronze - Ilia Chernousov (RUS)
  • Cross-Country Skiing - Ladies' 4x5km Relay - Sweden Win Gold | Video

    Cross-Country Skiing - Ladies' 4x5km Relay - Sweden Win Gold

    In December 2017, Anastasia DOTSENKO of Russian Federation, competing in the Cross Country Skiing Women's Sprint 1.5km and Team Sprint events, in which she ranked 22e and 6th, has been disqualified from the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, in 2014 by the IOC Disciplinary Commission chaired by Mr Oswald. Please note that such decision is subject to appeal to the Court of Arbitration of Sport (CAS). Highlights from the Laura Cross-Country Skiing Stadium as Sweden win Gold in the Ladies' 4x5km Cross-Country Skiing Relay event at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic
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