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  • Nelson Evora Claims Portugal 1st Triple Jump Gold | Video

    Nelson Evora Claims Portugal 1st Triple Jump Gold

    Nelson Evora makes his Olympic dream come true and receives with great pride Portugal's first triple jump gold medal. Evora claims his first Olympic title with a jump of 17.67 metres, 5 centimetres ahead of British Phillips Idowu. Leevan Sands of the Bahamas, earns the bronze medal with a leap of 17.59 meters, setting a national record for his country. Athletics Men's Triple Jump Medal Ceremony- Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Nelson Evora (POR), Phillips Idowu (GBR), Leevan Sands (BAH)
  • Evora Leaps to Gold for Portugal | Video

    Evora Leaps to Gold for Portugal

    Nelson Evora leaps to the gold medal for Portugal in men's triple jump. Phillips Idowu of Great Britain holds the lead over Leevan Sands in the third round with a distance of 17.62m. In round 4, Evora registers a jump of 17.67m and that is enough to ensure the gold medal. Athletics Triple Jump Men Final - Beijing 2008 - Nelson Evora (POR), Phillips Idowu (GBR), Leevan Sands (BAH)
  • In tribute to Nelson Mandela | Video

    In tribute to Nelson Mandela

    A film Nelson Mandela made with the IOC as part of the 2006 Celebrate Humanity campaign: For seventeen days, they are roommates. For seventeen days, they are soulmates. And for twenty-two seconds, they are competitors. Seventeen days as equals. Twenty-two seconds as adversaries. What a wonderful world that would be. That's the hope I see in the Olympic Games.
  • IOC President Bach pays homage to Nelson Mandela | Video

    IOC President Bach pays homage to Nelson Mandela

    In this video message, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach expresses the shared loss of the sporting world at the passing of Nelson Mandela. The IOC will observe a period of mourning of three days at its headquarters, with the Olympic Flag at half-mast to mark his passing.
  • Edgar Grospiron Secures Moguls Gold | Video

    Edgar Grospiron Secures Moguls Gold

    Edgar Grospiron captures the moguls gold medal in homesoil, becoming an Olympic champion for the first time. Grospiron wins the event with 25.81 points, more than 1 point ahead of compatriot Olivier Allamand, who settles for silver. American Nelson Carmichael receives the bronze medal. Freestyle Skiing Moguls Men's Final - Albertville 1992 Winter Olympics - Edgar Grospiron (FRA), Olivier Allamand (FRA), Nelson Carmichael (USA)
  • The great moments of Olympism | Video

    The great moments of Olympism

    In this 200th edition of the Olympic Magazine, watch the great moments of Olympism, with moments from the past and incredible flashbacks and moments from today! In this part: A spotlight on Nelson Mandela. Copyright IOC/EBU
  • Portugal's parade during Beijing 2008 opening ceremony | Video

    Portugal's parade during Beijing 2008 opening ceremony

    Long and triple jumper Nelson Évora leads Portugal's Olympic athletes in the Parade of Nations during the Beijing 2008 Opening Ceremonies. Marching with pride the Portugal athletes carry the Olympic hope of their nation. Portugal - Parade of Nations - Opening Ceremony - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics
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