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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)
  • Portugal's parade during Beijing 2008 opening ceremony | Video

    Portugal's parade during Beijing 2008 opening ceremony

    Long and triple jumper Nelson √Čvora 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
  • 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)
  • Kayak Double Sprint final - full replay | Video

    Kayak Double Sprint final - full replay

    London 2012 - Rudolf Dombi and Roland Kokeny took gold for Hungary in the Sprint Kayak Double, with Portugal coming in for silver very close behind. Emanuel Silva and Fernando Pimenta gave the Hungarians a close run to the line, with the German pair of Martin Hollstein and Andreas Ihle taking bronze.
  • Sprint Kayak Double final - highlights | Video

    Sprint Kayak Double final - highlights

    London 2012 - Rudolf Dombi and Roland Kokeny took gold for Hungary in the Sprint Kayak Double, with Portugal coming in for silver very close behind. Emanuel Silva and Fernando Pimenta gave the Hungarians a close run to the line, with the German pair of Martin Hollstein and Andreas Ihle taking bronze.
  • Joan Benoit Wins the First Women's Marathon Gold | Video

    Joan Benoit Wins the First Women's Marathon Gold

    Joan Benoit becomes an Olympic champion at the 1984 Games, when the women's marathon is first introduced as an Olympic sport. After recovering from a knee surgery, Benoit manages to cross the finish line first in 2:24.52, almost four minutes ahead of Grete Waitz. Rosa Mota of Portugal claims the bronze medal in 2:26.57. Athletics Marathon Women's Final - Los Angeles 1984 Summer Olympics - Joan Benoit (USA), Grete Waitz (NOR), Rosa Mota (POR)
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