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  • Olympic Record For Thai Lifter | Video

    Olympic Record For Thai Lifter

    In October 2016, Nastassia NOVIKAVA of Belarus, competing in the Women's 53kg Weightlifting event, in which she ranked 3rd and for which she was awarded the bronze medal, has been disqualified from the Games of the XXIX Olympiad. Prapawadee sets an Olympic record and wins gold for Thailand in women's weightlifting. Prapawadee lifts an Olympic record 126kg in the clean and jerk to secure first with 221kg. Yoon Jinhee claims silver for South Korea. Weightlifting Women 53kg Final - Olympic Record - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Prapawadee Jaroenrattanatarakoon (THA), Yoon Jinhee (KOR)
  • Park Taehwan Gets First Swimming Gold for His Country | Video

    Park Taehwan Gets First Swimming Gold for His Country

    Park Taehwan claims Olympic gold with a brilliant performance in the 400m freestyle, winning the first swimming Olympic title for South Korea. Park hits the wall first in 3:41.86, Zhang Li of China, takes the silver medal home in 3:42.44, followed very closely by American Larsen Jensen. With this win, Park becomes the first asian swimmer to win a gold medal in this event. Swimming Men's 400m Freestyle Final - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Park Taehwan (KOR), Zhang Li (CHN), Larsen Jensen (USA)
  • Mammadli Wins Gold For Azerbaijan In Quick Bout | Video

    Mammadli Wins Gold For Azerbaijan In Quick Bout

    Elnur Mammadli of Azerbaijan wins gold against Wang Kichun of South Korea in the lightweight division of men's judo. Nineteen year Wang is the 2007 world champion and a favourite to win. The match is seconds old when Mammadli throws his opponent to the mat and looks to the judges for their evaluation. They score his throw as an ippon and Mammadli is the instant gold medalist. Judo 73kg Men Final - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Elnur Mammadli (AZE), Wang Kichun (KOR)
  • Brazil Demonstrate Complete Game | Video

    Brazil Demonstrate Complete Game

    Top ranked Brazil meet the world champions from the Russian Federation in preliminary women's volleyball. The South Americans show their strength in defense and win a long rally at set point in the first set. In the second set, Brazil get good blocks and powerful hitting to win 25-14. In the third, Brazil rely on precision and guile in their hitting to take the match in straight sets. Volleyball Women Preliminary Pool B - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - BRA vs RUS
  • Korean Sa Edges LI Of China For Gold | Video

    Korean Sa Edges LI Of China For Gold

    "In men's 77kg weightlifting, South Korean Sa Jaehyouk wins gold by virtue of his lighter body weight. Li Hongli of the People's Republic of China snatches 168kg to lead the lifters into the clean and jerk portion of the competition. Sa hoists 203kg to tie Li's combined total of 366kg. The tiebreak goes to the lighter lifter and Sa Jaehyouk stands on top of the medal podium. Weightlifting Men 77kg Final - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Sa Jaehyouk (KOR), Li Hongli (CHN), Gevorg Davtyan (ARM) "
  • Brazil Make It Past Italy To The Final | Video

    Brazil Make It Past Italy To The Final

    Power houses Brazil and Italy meet to determine the finalists in men's volleyball. Italy win the first set, but Brazil level the match by winning the second set. In the third set, the South Americans manage a win as Italy block the Brazilian hit out of bounds. In the fourth and final set, Brazil close out Italy 25-22 and reserve a spot in the final to defend their gold medal finish from Athens. Volleyball Men Semifinal - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - ITA vs BRA
  • Brazil Book A Ticket To The Final | Video

    Brazil Book A Ticket To The Final

    Brazil take on the People's Republic of China in the women's volleyball semifinal and narrowly edge their opponents with some brilliant play at set point of the first set. Brazil win the second set 25-22 in another close one, but China lose momentum in the third set and Brazil make it three in a row. The South Americans move on to the gold medal match. Volleyball Women Semifinal - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - CHN vs BRA
  • World Champions Duel In Final | Video

    World Champions Duel In Final

    World Champions from 2007, Hwang Kyungseon of South Korea battles Karine Sergeri of Canada in the women's taekwondo middleweight final. Sergerie scores first, but gets a warning for time wasting. Hwang also receives a warning, but scores the winning blow with 38 seconds left to win 2-1. She adds another gold medal to South Korea's tally. Taekwondo -67kg (Middleweight) Final Women - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Karine Sergerie (CAN) vs Hwang Kyungseon (KOR)
  • Brazil Take Bronze In Straight Sets | Video

    Brazil Take Bronze In Straight Sets

    "Renato ""Geor"" Gomes and Jorge ""Gia"" Terceiro from Georgia vie with Ricardo and Emanuel of Brazil in the men's beach volleyball bronze medal match. The Brazilians use a clever touch to win the first set 21-15 against the Georgians, an adopted duo from Brazil. The South Americans build up a considerable lead in the second set to win the match and the bronze medal. Volleyball Men Bronze Medal Match - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Geor - Gia (GEO) vs Ricardo - Emanuel (BRA) "
  • 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
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