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  • INGEMAR Stenmark - Sweden | Video

    INGEMAR Stenmark - Sweden

    Alpine Skiing/men/giant slalom - United States of America 1980 (Winter)
  • Words of Olympians: Maarten van der Weijden | Video

    Words of Olympians: Maarten van der Weijden

    On 21 August 2008, Beijing’s Shunyi Olympic Rowing-Canoeing Park was the venue for the inaugural 10km open water marathon race. The event culminated in a drama-packed sprint between three of the discipline’s giants, Maarten van der Weijden (NED), David Davies (GBR) and Thomas Lurz (GER), with the resilient Dutchman getting his tactics spot on to claim the gold medal. In the video, van der Weijden talks exclusively about that memorable day, sharing his thoughts with the same passion that propelled him to Olympic glory in China.
  • Dutch judoka | Video

    Dutch judoka

    At the 1964 Tokyo Games, the host nation was expected to sweep all four weight classes. The Japanese promptly won the first three. But the giant Dutchman Anton Geesink defeated Japanese national champion Kaminaga Akio in convincing fashion to claim the gold medal in the open class.
  • Russian Win Battle Of The Titans | Video

    Russian Win Battle Of The Titans

    Powerhouse Brazil take on giants Russian Federation in men's volleyball, winning a close first set 25-22. Russia respond in the second set to level the match and outlast the South Americans in the third set 31-29. The fourth and final set features some extended points with good digs and hits, Russia coming out on top as Brazil hit long on match point. Volleyball Men Preliminary Pool B - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - BRA vs RUS
  • Beijing 2008 Closes with a Gala Full of Traditions | Video

    Beijing 2008 Closes with a Gala Full of Traditions

    After 16 days of competition, the XXIX Games of the Olympiad comes to an end with a gala closing ceremony full of festivities, traditions and a handover to the next host, London. While the opening ceremony showcased China's history the closing ceremony looks forwards to People's Republic of China's future as a political, economic and sporting giant. Closing Ceremony - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics
  • Daniela Meuli Secures Olympic Triumph | Video

    Daniela Meuli Secures Olympic Triumph

    Reigning world champion Daniela Meuli secures Olympic gold, sweeping all the parallel giant slalom medals for Switzerland at these Games. Meuli finishes ahead of Amelie Kober by just .21 seconds in the 1st run, and easily wins the 2nd run when Kober loses control of her board and falls. Amelie Kober captures the silver medal and Rosey Fletcher the bronze. Snowboard Parallel Giant Slalom Men's Final - Turin 2006 Winter Olympics - Daniela Meuli (SUI), Amelie Kober (GER), Rosey Fletcher (USA)
  • Men's slalom - Turin 2006 | Video

    Men's slalom - Turin 2006

    Benjamin Raich (Austria), double Olympic champion in slalom and giant slalom
  • Swiss Daniela Meuli Accomplishes Golden Dream | Video

    Swiss Daniela Meuli Accomplishes Golden Dream

    Daniela Meuli of Switzerland accomplishes the golden dream, winning the parallel giant slalom competition. Reigning world champion Meuli slides down the hill to win with ease the gold medal, sweeping all the parallel giant slalom medals for her country. Amelie Kober settles for silver after falling in the last run and Rosey Fletcher receives the bronze. Snowboard Parallel Giant Slalom Men's Final - Turin 2006 Winter Olympics - Daniela Meuli (SUI), Amelie Kober (GER), Rosey Fletcher (USA)
  • Slalom géant masculin - Turin 2006 | Video

    Slalom géant masculin - Turin 2006

    Relive the race by Benjamin Raich (Austria), Joël Chenal (France) and Hermann Maier (Austria) in the giant slalom
  • Swiss Schoch Brothers Capture Gold and Silver | Video

    Swiss Schoch Brothers Capture Gold and Silver

    Swiss Philipp Schoch successfully retains his parallel giant slalom Olympic title, becoming the first snowboarder to win 2 gold medals in the winter Games. Philipp faces his brother, Simon Schoch in the two-run final, gaining a lead of .88 seconds in the first leg to capture gold. Simon Schoch takes the silver medal home and Siegfried Grabner the bronze. Snowboard Parallel Giant Slalom Men's Final - Turin 2006 Winter Olympics - Philipp Schoch (SUI), Simon Schoch (SUI), Siegfried Grabner (AUT)
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