skip to content

Displaying 351-360 of 386
  • Beijing 2008 Olympic Sailing Men's 470 Two Person Dinghy | Video

    Beijing 2008 Olympic Sailing Men's 470 Two Person Dinghy

    Australian's Nathan Wilmot and Malcolm Page win the Olympic sailing men's 470 medal race to take the gold medal in style at the Beijing 2008 Olympics. Great Britain win its third medal of the Olympic sailing competition with a silver. Wilmot and Page had already secured the gold medal after pulling out an unassailable 22-point lead following the final three races of the men’s 470 opening series.
  • Australia Sweeps 470 Gold Medals in One Day | Video

    Australia Sweeps 470 Gold Medals in One Day

    Elise Rechichi and Tessa Parkinson clinch the gold medal, completing an Australian sweep of the 470 class after the men's pair placed first earlier in the day. Rechichi and Parkinson claim the 470 Olympic title with a total of 43 points while the Dutch receive silver with 53 points. The Brazilians win the final race to secure the bronze medal with 60 points. Sailing 470 - Two Person Dinghy Women's Final - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - AUS, NED, BRA
  • Kenyan Jelimo Sets World Junior Record | Video

    Kenyan Jelimo Sets World Junior Record

    Pamela Jelimo of Kenya races to a world junior record in the women's 800m final. The eighteen year old African champion is no match for the rest of the field as she wins handily. Kenyan Janeth Jepkosgei takes the silver and Hasna Benhassi of Morocco finishes strongly to collect bronze. Athletics 800m Women Final - World Junior Record (1:53.82) - Beijing 2008 - Pamela Jelimo (KEN), Janeth Jepkosgei (KEN), Hasna Benhassi (MAR)
  • Stefen's Surprising Victory in Olympic Record Time | Video

    Stefen's Surprising Victory in Olympic Record Time

    Britta Stefen powers to an excellent finish to claim the 100m free gold, achieving a surprising victory in Olympic record time (53:12). World record holder, Lisbeth Trickett leads most of the race, but loses the lead to Stefen, finishing just .04 seconds behind the winning time. Natalie Coughling receives the bronze medal. Swimming 100m Freestyle Women's Final - Olympic Record (53:12) - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Britta Stefen (GER), Lisbeth Trickett (AUS), Natalie Coughlin (USA)
  • Michael Phelps Wins 7th Gold Title by a Finger Tip | Video

    Michael Phelps Wins 7th Gold Title by a Finger Tip

    Michael Phelps swims into history winning his 7th gold medal at a single Olympics, tying Mark Spitz's record. After a close race with Milorad Cavic dominating the first half of the 100m butterfly event, Phelps powers to victory and touches the wall first in Olympic record time of 50:58, only a hundredth of a second ahead of Cavic. Swimming Men's 100m Butterfly Final - Olympic Record (50.58) - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Michael Phelps (USA), Milorad Cavic (SRB), Andrew Lauterstein (AUS)
  • Athletics Men Long Jump Final Atlanta 1996 – Lewis | Video

    Athletics Men Long Jump Final Atlanta 1996 – Lewis

    Injuries to leading long jumpers Mike Powell and Iván Pedroso allow an in form Carl Lewis to thrill his home country with a gold medal winning jump in Atlanta. His leap of 8.50m is 21 cm better than Jamaica’s James Beckford and he becomes the third Olympian to win the same individual event on four occasions.
  • Mexico 1968 Artistic Gymnastics men rings | Video

    Mexico 1968 Artistic Gymnastics men rings

    Sawao Kato began his Olympic career in 1968 in Mexico City, where he won three gold medals (floor exercises, individual and team combined exercises) and a bronze medal on the rings. He is unquestionably one of the greatest medallists in Olympic history. With 12 medals, eight of them gold, at three different Olympic Games, the Japanese athlete made his mark on sporting history.
back to top Fr