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  • Diaz Of The Dominican Republic Takes Title | Video

    Diaz Of The Dominican Republic Takes Title

    Felix Diaz of the Dominican Republic wins the gold medal against Manus Boonjumnong of Thailand in the light welterweight class. The match starts cautiously in the first two rounds, but Diaz exerts himself in the third round and goes up 10-3. The fourth round ends much as it began and the Dominican takes gold by beating Boonjumnong 12-4. Boxing 64kg (Light welterweight) - Beijing 2008 - Felix Diaz (DOM) vs Manus Boonjumnong (THA)
  • Dominica's parade during Beijing 2008 opening ceremony | Video

    Dominica's parade during Beijing 2008 opening ceremony

    Triple jumper Jerome Romain leads Dominica's Olympic athletes in the Parade of Nations during the Beijing 2008 Opening Ceremonies. Marching with pride the Dominica athletes carry the Olympic hope of their nation. Dominica - Parade of Nations - Opening Ceremony - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics
  • Dominican Republic's parade during Beijing 2008 opening ceremony | Video

    Dominican Republic's parade during Beijing 2008 opening ceremony

    Hurdler Felix Sanchez leads Dominican Republic's Olympic athletes in the Parade of Nations during the Beijing 2008 Opening Ceremonies. Marching with pride the Dominican Republic athletes carry the Olympic hope of their nation. Dominican Republic - Parade of Nations - Opening Ceremony - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics
  • News | IOC News

    In 1913, Pierre de Coubertin designed one of the world's most famous symbols

    The Olympic rings represent the five continents and all nations united by Olympism. Today, they make up of the most famous and recognised symbols in the world. Did you know that it was a mere 20 years after the re-establishment of the Olympic Games that Pierre de Coubertin presented his emblem to the 1914 Olympic Congress in Paris? While he is remembered for being an educator, historian and founder of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), he was also a talented designer. Read on for the full history of the Olympic rings.
    18 Aug 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News
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    Staying fit with YOG athletes

    As the world continues to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, we take a look at what former Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes are doing to #StayStrong #StayActive and #StayHealthy.
    10 Jun 2020 | Olympic News, YOG
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