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  • 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
  • Michael Phelps Wins 7th Gold Title by a Finger Tip | Video

    Michael Phelps Wins 7th Gold Title by a Finger Tip

    Michael Phelps swims into history winning his 7th gold medal at a single Olympics, tying Mark Spitz's record. After a close race with Milorad Cavic dominating the first half of the 100m butterfly event, Phelps powers to victory and touches the wall first in Olympic record time of 50:58, only a hundredth of a second ahead of Cavic. Swimming Men's 100m Butterfly Final - Olympic Record (50.58) - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Michael Phelps (USA), Milorad Cavic (SRB), Andrew Lauterstein (AUS)
  • Female Rowers Race to Keep Olympic Dream Alive | Video

    Female Rowers Race to Keep Olympic Dream Alive

    Women rowers compete in the lightweight double sculls heats to secure a place in the final, keeping the Olympic dream alive. The Dutch duo wins heat 1 in a time of 6:50.84, followed by Australia and USA. The second heat is won by Germany in 6:51.96, Canada finishes in second and Great Britain in third. In heat 3, China crosses the line clocking 6:57.58, followed closely by Denmark, Japan finishes third. Rowing Women's Lightweight Double Sculls Heats - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - NED, GER, CHN
  • Emma Snowsill Earns Australia's 1st Triathlon Gold | Video

    Emma Snowsill Earns Australia's 1st Triathlon Gold

    Australian Emma Snowsill swims, cycles and runs to Olympic victory, securing the first triathlon gold medal for her country. At the start of the final leg, Snowsill puts distance between herself and the other competitors to claim the Olympic title in 1:58:27.66, crossing the finish line over a minute ahead of Vanessa Fernandes. Emma Moffatt receives the bronze medal. Triathlon Women's Final - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympic Games - Emma Snowsill (AUS), Vanessa Fernandes (POR), Emma Moffatt (AUS)
  • Maya Pedersen Wins Her First Skeleton Gold | Video

    Maya Pedersen Wins Her First Skeleton Gold

    In a combined two-run time of 1:59.83, Swiss Maya Pedersen claims the first gold medal for her country at these Games. British Shelley Rudman of Great Britain secures the silver medal finishing just 1.23 seconds after Pedersen. Mellisa Hollingsworth of Canada claims the bronze medal, finishing 1.58 seconds after the winning time. Skeleton Women's Final - Turin 2006 Winter Olympics - Maya Pedersen (SUI), Shelley Rudman (GBR), M. Hollingsworth-Richards (CAN).
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