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  • Men's Sabre Team Fencing final - highlights | Video

    Men's Sabre Team Fencing final - highlights

    London 2012 - Republic of Korea and Romania clash in the Men's Sabre Team final. Watch highlights of the battle for Olympic fencing gold at the ExCel on August 3.
  • A boat full of gold | Video

    A boat full of gold

    Elisabeta Lip?-Oleniuc of Romania is the most decorated Olympic rower ever. With five gold medals, two silver, and a bronze over an astonishing 20-year period, the Romanian won an Olympic medal every time she competed. Lip? is one of just four rowers to have taken part in six different Olympiads.
  • US Women Dominate the Eights Final | Video

    US Women Dominate the Eights Final

    The US women complete their mission to claim Olympic gold for the first time since 1984, in the eights final. USA finishes in 6:05.34, well ahead of the Dutch crew who settles for the silver medal. Defending champion Romania, finishes third in 6:07.25 receiving the bronze medal. With this win, the US crew ends Romania's streak of three Olympic wins. Rowing Women's Eight with Coxswain Final - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - USA, NED, ROU
  • Huynh Claims First Gold For Canada | Video

    Huynh Claims First Gold For Canada

    Carol Huynh of Canada collects gold against Chiharu Icho of Japan by winning the first two rounds in women's freestyle wrestling. Icho hopes to better her silver medal from Athens, but Huynh scores 4 points in the first round and two points in the second round to claim Canada's first gold medal in Beijing and in women's wrestling. Wrestling Freestyle -48kg Women Final - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Carol Huynh (CAN), Chiharu Icho (JPN)
  • Kumar Wins Bronze For India | Video

    Kumar Wins Bronze For India

    Sushil Kumar of India secures the bronze medal for India against Leonid Spiridonov of Kazakhstan in freestyle wrestling. The Kazakh registers the first point, but Kumar wins the first period. Spiridonov counters to win the second period, but Kumar scores a last minute point in the final and deciding period to take home the bronze medal. Wrestling Freestyle 66kg Men - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Sushil Kumar (IND), Leonid Spiridonov (KAZ)
  • Sahin Of Turkey Wins Gold In Freestyle | Video

    Sahin Of Turkey Wins Gold In Freestyle

    Ramazan Sahin of Turkey wins gold in men's freestyle wrestling in a closely contested bout with Andriy Stadnik of Ukraine. Sahin gets the upper hand early, but Stadnik levels in the first period. Sahin takes the second period and the two draw the third period, so gold goes to Turkey. Wrestling Freestyle 66kg Men Final - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Ramazan Sahin (TUR), Andriy Stadnik (UKR), Georgia, India
  • Saytiev Becomes Three Time Olympic Champion | Video

    Saytiev Becomes Three Time Olympic Champion

    In October 2016, Soslan TIGIEV, of Uzbekistan, competing in the Men's 66-74kg Freestyle Wrestling event, in which he ranked 2nd and for which he was awarded the silver medal, has been disqualified from the Games of the XXIX Olympiad. Buvaysa Saytiev of the Russian Federation adds another top finish to his Atlanta and Athens gold medals in freestyle wrestling. Saytiev has six world championships as well. The Russian uses his strength and experience to win the last two periods and takes home the gold. Wrestling Freestyle 74kg Men Final - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Buvaysa Saytiev (RUS), Belarus, Bulgaria
  • Rhythmic Gymnastics joins the Olympic programme | Video

    Rhythmic Gymnastics joins the Olympic programme

    The Los Angeles 1984 Olympic Games marked the debut of a new discipline within the Gymnastics competition. For the first time a Rhythmic Gymnastics competition would be part of the Olympic Games.Canadian athlete Lori Fung won the first rhythmic gymnastics Olympic gold medal, with Doina Saticulescu from Romania taking silver and Regina Weber from West Germany, bronze.
  • Mary Lou Retton breaks American jinx to lift all-around gold | Video

    Mary Lou Retton breaks American jinx to lift all-around gold

    Seldom has an Olympic competitor been roared on by a home crowd quite like Mary Lou Retton in Los Angeles. Every move, pirouette and spin was egged on by the vociferous home support, and she was to need every decibel to help her eclipse the supreme Romanian Ecaterina Szabo.
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