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  • Bahama's parade during Beijing 2008 opening ceremony | Video

    Bahama's parade during Beijing 2008 opening ceremony

    Sprinter Debbie Ferguson leads Bahama's Olympic athletes in the Parade of Nations during the Beijing 2008 Opening Ceremonies. Marching with pride the Bahamas athletes carry the Olympic hope of their nation. Bahamas - Parade of Nations - Opening Ceremony - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics
  • 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)
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