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.
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.
Deborah Lovely will be the first woman to represent Australia in the weightlifting competition at two Olympic Games. Deborah shares how faith and athletics walk side by side.
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:
Brain Clay won gold for the USA in the Decathlon. The men from Jamaica won a gold medal for their performance in the 4x100 meter relay. And in Boxing Deontay Wilder takes bronze for the US.