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Jacques Rogge, President of the IOC, summarises the success of the sixteen days of the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympic Games. Rogge points to a splendid athlete's viliage, state of the art venues, more than forty world records, and over 120 Olympic records as highlights of the Games. The most tangible and important legacy of Beijing is the scrutiny of China. The world has learned China and China has learned the world.

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