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  • South Korean Choi Takes Top Spot | Video

    South Korean Choi Takes Top Spot

    Choi Minho of South Korea betters his bronze medal in Athens and takes gold against Austria's Ludwig Paischer in the extra-lightweight division of men's judo. The bout starts cautiously with no significant moves, but then Choi throws Paischer, the current European champion, with a sensational move to score an ippon. The Korean secures victory with this decisive throw. Judo 60kg Men Final - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Choi Minho (KOR), Ludwig Paischer (AUT), Uzbekistan, Netherlands
  • South Korean Choi Takes Top Spot | Video

    South Korean Choi Takes Top Spot

    Choi Minho of South Korea betters his bronze medal in Athens and takes gold against Austria's Ludwig Paischer in the extra-lightweight division of men's judo. The bout starts cautiously with no significant moves, but then Choi throws Paischer, the current European champion, with a sensational move to score an ippon. The Korean secures victory with this decisive throw. Judo 60kg Men Final - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Choi Minho (KOR), Ludwig Paischer (AUT), Uzbekistan, Netherlands
  • Saytiev Becomes Three Time Olympic Champion | Video

    Saytiev Becomes Three Time Olympic Champion

    In October 2016, Soslan TIGIEV, of Uzbekistan, competing in the Men's 66-74kg Freestyle Wrestling event, in which he ranked 2nd and for which he was awarded the silver medal, has been disqualified from the Games of the XXIX Olympiad. Buvaysa Saytiev of the Russian Federation adds another top finish to his Atlanta and Athens gold medals in freestyle wrestling. Saytiev has six world championships as well. The Russian uses his strength and experience to win the last two periods and takes home the gold. Wrestling Freestyle 74kg Men Final - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Buvaysa Saytiev (RUS), Belarus, Bulgaria
  • 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)
  • Dibaba Sets Olympic Record | Video

    Dibaba Sets Olympic Record

    Favoured Ethiopian runner Tirunesh Dibaba does not disappoint as she sets an Olympic record time of 29:54.66. Kipligat of the Netherlands leads to the 6000m mark and then Abeylegesse sets the pace to 9000m. Dibaba dominates the last 1000m and wins by almost 2 seconds. Athletics 10000m Women Final - Olympic Record (29:54.66) - Beijing 2008- Tirunesh Dibaba (ETH), Elvan Abeylegesse (TUR), Shalane Flanagan (USA)
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