Tags: Beijing 2008

Records setting at the games and at home

Athletes at the Olympic Games in Beijing set 43 world records and 132 Olympic records. Meanwhile television viewer ship was at an all time high. Get the final medal count and other essential updates from 2008 Summer Games.

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Highs and Lows from Beijing

Michael Phelps winning eight gold medals made Michael a great Olympian. Jamaica’s Usain Bolt won 3 gold medals and set 3 world records. The USA Men’s Volleyball and the USA Women’s Volleyball were able to stay the course after tragedy. These sports stories and other highlights from Beijing.

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Looking toward London

Planners will now turn their attention to London and the games of 2012. Many memories spill out of the 2008 summer games. Be sure to listen to these highlights from Beijing.

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Competition events for August 24

August 24—Is the sixteenth and final day of the 2008 Summer Games. The Closing Ceremonies promise to have a great deal of entertainment featuring about 7,000 cast members. The final 12 medals will be handed out. Competition events being held include:

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Competition events for August 23

August 23—Team USA has won a total 102 medals. On the fifteenth day of 2008 Summer Games another 31 medals will be awarded. Competition events being held are:

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Exciting action from Beijing

Brain Clay won gold for the USA in the Decathlon. The men from Jamaica won a gold medal for their performance in the 4×100 meter relay. And in Boxing Deontay Wilder takes bronze for the US.

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