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  • Ma Lin Secures a Place On the Podium | Video

    Ma Lin Secures a Place On the Podium

    Ma Lin of China is only one win away from the gold medal, triumphing over compatriot Wang Liqin 6-2 in the singles semifinal. Ma Lin earns a bid to the singles final and secures a place on the podium by winning the match 11-5, 11-9, 11,9, 10-12, 3-11, 11-8. Wang Liqin will play in the bronze medal match. Table Tennis Singles Men's Semifinal- Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Wang Liqin (CHN), Ma Lin (CHN)
  • Wang Hao Secures a Place in the Gold Medal Match | Video

    Wang Hao Secures a Place in the Gold Medal Match

    Chinese Wang Hao takes a step closer to the Olympic podium, securing a place in the gold medal match by defeating Jorgen Persson 4 games to 1 in the singles semifinal. Wang Hao wins 11-9, 11-9, 9-11, 11-7, 11-9 and secures a place on the podium. Jorge Persson of Sweden will play for the bronze medal. Table Tennis Singles Men's Semifinal- Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Wang Hao (CHN), Jorgen Persson (SWE)
  • 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)
  • Chen Jin and Chong Wei Li Move into the Semifinals | Video

    Chen Jin and Chong Wei Li Move into the Semifinals

    Chen Jin keeps his Olympic dream alive after defeating Hsieh Yu-Hsing in the quarterfinal match. Chen Jin of China achieves a 2-0 victory, winning 21-8 the first game and 21-14 the second one. In the second quarterfinal, Chong Wei Li of Malaysia moves into the semifinal, earning a 2-0 victory over Sony Dwi Kuncoro of Indonesia. Chong Wei Li takes the first game 21-9 and the second game 21-11. Badminton Singles Men's Quarterfinal - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics
  • James Blake One Win Away From an Olympic Title | Video

    James Blake One Win Away From an Olympic Title

    After a rain delay of more of 3 hours, a surprising victory is achieved by American James Blake, who triumphs over top seed Roger Federer in the singles quater final. Blake wins in two sets 6-4, 7-6 and beats Federer for the first time in nine meetings. Roger Federer makes more than 50 unforced errors during the game losing his chance to keep competing for an Olympic title. Tennis Men's Singles Quaterfinal - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - James Blake (USA), Roger Federer (SUI)
  • Spain Leads All the Way to Claim Gold | Video

    Spain Leads All the Way to Claim Gold

    The Spanish duo, Saul Craviotto and Carlos Perez, lead all the way to claim the gold medal in the men's K2 500m. The Spaniards achieve victory crossing the line in 1:28.736, followed really closely by the defending Olympic champions, Rauhe and Wieskotter of Germany, who receive the silver medal in 1:28.827. The bronze medal is claimed by the Belarusian pair. Canoe Sprint Men's K2 500m - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - ESP, GER, BLR
  • Hungary Claims Back to Back Victory in K2 500m | Video

    Hungary Claims Back to Back Victory in K2 500m

    Katalin Kovacs and Natasa Janic of Hungary, succesfully retain their title, winning the women's K2 500m for the second consecutive time. The Hungarian crew, crosses the half way mark first, keeping the lead the rest of the race to win in 1:41.42, less than a second ahead of the Polish duo, who claims the silver medal. The French crew finishes in 1:42.128, taking home the bronze. Canoe Sprint Women's K2 500m - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - HUN, POL, FRA
  • Inna Osypenko-Radomska Wins by .004 of a Second | Video

    Inna Osypenko-Radomska Wins by .004 of a Second

    Inna Osypenko-Radomska of Ukraine, achieves victory in a thrilling finish, winning by just .004 of a second. Osypenko-Radomska, bronze medallist in Athens, takes the gold medal home in 1:50.673. Italian Josefa Idem, with 4 Olympic medals under her belt, finishes second in 1:50.677, settling for silver. Katrin Wagner-Augustin receives the bronze medal. Canoe Sprint Women's K1 500m - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Inna Osypenko-Radomska (UKR), Josefa Idem (ITA), Katrin Wagner-Augustin (GER)
  • 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
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