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  • HEIDEN Eric - United States of America | Video

    HEIDEN Eric - United States of America

    Speed skating/men/500m, Speed skating/men/1000m, Short Track Speed Skating/men/1500m, Speed skating/men/5000m, Speed skating/men/10000m - United States of America 1980 (Winter)
  • Dibaba Wins Second Gold | Video

    Dibaba Wins Second Gold

    Ethiopian Tirunesh Dibaba takes home another gold with a strong finish in the 5000m final. Abeylegesse finished second in the 10000m earlier in the Games and is her strongest rival. The race begins as a pack and Abeylegesse leads until the final lap. Dibaba asserts herself and goes on to the double gold, becoming the first woman to win both the 5000m and 10000m at the same Games. Athletics 5000m Women Final - Beijing 2008 - Tirunesh Dibaba (ETH), Elvan Abeylegesse (TUR), Meseret Defar (ETH)
  • Bahdanovich Brothers Claim Gold in Exciting Finish | Video

    Bahdanovich Brothers Claim Gold in Exciting Finish

    The Bahdanovich brothers of Belarus, earn the C2 1000m gold medal by a blink of an eye in an exciting finish. The Belarusians storm from behind to surpass the German duo, crossing the finish line in 3:36.365, only 22 hundredths of a second ahead of the Germans, Gille and Wylenzek, gold medallists in Athens now settling for silver. The Hungarian pair receives the bronze medal in 3:40.258. Canoe Sprint Men's C2 1000m - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - BLR, GER, HUN
  • Gold for Attila Sandor Vajda in Canoe C1 100m | Video

    Gold for Attila Sandor Vajda in Canoe C1 100m

    Attila Sandor Vajda of Hungary claims his first gold medal in the men's C1 1000m. Vajda, bronze medallist in Athens and world number one, becomes an Olympic champion by crossing the line first in 3:50.467, just a couple of seconds ahead of reigning Olympic champion David Cal, who has to settle for silver. Canadian Thomas Hall takes home the bronze medal in 3:53.653. Canoe Sprint Men's C1 1000m - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Attila Sandor Vajda (HUN), David Cal (ESP), Thomas Hall (CAN)
  • Tim Brabants Wins 1st Gold for GB in Canoeing | Video

    Tim Brabants Wins 1st Gold for GB in Canoeing

    Tim Brabants of Great Britain, leads from start to finish to receive the gold medal in the men's kayaking 1000m. Brabants, bronze medallist in Sidney, crosses the line in 3:26.323, winning the first ever canoeing gold medal for his country. Eirik Veraas Larsen of Norway, claims silver in 3:27.342, finishing just inches ahead of Ken Wallace, who settles for bronze. Canoe Sprint Men's K1 1000m - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Tim Brabants (GBR), Eirik Veraas Larsen (NOR), Ken Wallace (AUS)
  • Bekele Wins Second Gold in Olympic Record Time | Video

    Bekele Wins Second Gold in Olympic Record Time

    Ethiopian Kenenisa Bekele takes the historic double in the 5000m and 10000m as he smashes Saïd Aouita's Olympic record by almost 8 seconds with a time of 12:57.82. Bekele paces himself over much of the race and accelerates to a final lap time of 53.87. Athletics 5000m Men Final - Olympic Record (12:57.82) - Beijing 2008 - Kenenisa Bekele (ETH), Eliud Kipchoge (KEN), Edwin Cheruiyot Soi (KEN)
  • Chinese Duo Defends Olympic Title in C2 500m | Video

    Chinese Duo Defends Olympic Title in C2 500m

    The Chinese duo, Meng Guanliang and Yang Wenjun, delight the crowd by claiming their second straight Olympic gold in C2 500m. Meng and Yang make a strong start, crossing the 250m mark with a half boat length advantage. They finish in 1:41.025 closely followed by the Russian pair, who receive the silver medal in 1:41.282. The German duo, silver medallists in C2 1000m, win bronze in this event. Canoe Sprint Men's C2 500m - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - CHN, RUS, GER
  • Bekele Continues Domination and Takes Home the Gold | Video

    Bekele Continues Domination and Takes Home the Gold

    Kenenisa Bekele repeats as Olympic champion with an easy win in the Men's 10000m. The early part of the race is dictated by Eritrean Kidane Tadasse, but Bekele bides him time and takes charge with one lap to go, finishing in an Olympic record time of 27:01.17. His fellow countryman Sihine takes and silver in a repeat of the Athens top two. Athletics 10000m Men Final - Olympic Record (27:01.17) - Beijing 2008 - Kenenisa Bekele (ETH), Sileshi Sihine (ETH), Micah Kogo (KEN).
  • Brendel takes C1 Canoe gold for Germany - highlights | Video

    Brendel takes C1 Canoe gold for Germany - highlights

    London 2012 - Germany's Sebastian Brendel held off a late surge from Spain's David Cal Figueroa to claim gold in the men's canoe C1 1000m at Eton Dorney. Watch highlights of the thrilling race.
  • Brendel takes C1 Canoe gold for Germany - full replay | Video

    Brendel takes C1 Canoe gold for Germany - full replay

    London 2012 - Germany's Sebastian Brendel held off a late surge from Spain's David Cal Figueroa to claim gold in the men's canoe C1 1000m at Eton Dorney. Watch a full replay of the thrilling race.
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