Saturday, July 14, 2012

Athletic Gold Medals at Beijing 2008 Olympics

Ethiopian Dibaba -  women's 10,000m gold

Dibaba won Ethiopia the first gold medal on Friday, creating a new Olympic record in 29 minutes and 54.66 seconds in the women's 10,000 meters race.

Poland's Majewski -  men's shot put gold

Poland's Tomasz Majewski tossed 21.51 meters to win the men's shot put gold medal at the Olympic Games here on Friday.  

Bolt -  100m gold

Usain Bolt dashed to his first Olympic gold in the men's 100m, blistering a world record-breaking 9.69 seconds.   Full story

Valerie Vili - women's shot put gold

Valerie Vili from New Zealand won the women's shot put final Saturday, adding the second gold medal to the country's haul in the tournament.

Ukraine's Dobrynska -  Olympic heptathlon gold
Nataliia Dorbynska of Ukraine won the Olympic heptathlon gold medal

Russian Borchin -  men's 20km race walk
Russian Valeriy Borchin got the men's 20km race walk gold medal at the Beijing Olympics.

Bekele -  Olympic men's 10,000m gold

Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele clocked 27.01.17 to win the Olympic men's 10,000m run

Cameroon's Mbango Etone -  women's triple jump gold
Cameroon's Francoise Mbango Etone flew 15.39 meters to win the women's triple jump gold medal at the Olympic Games.

Fraser -  women's 100m

Sehlly-Ann Fraser became the world's fastest woman as she won the gold medal in the 100 meters final.

Samitova-Galkina - 3000m steeplechase gold

Gulnara Samitova-Galkina of Russia led all the way to win the women's steeplechase gold medal with a world record performance.

Slovenia's Kozmus -  gold in men's hammer throw

Primoz Kozmus of Slovenia took the title of the men's hammer throw on Sunday.

Constantina Tomescu -  women's marathon gold
Romanian marathoner Constantina Tomescu won gold medal at the Beijing Olympics.

Trafton -      Olympic women's discus throw gold medal

Stephanie Brown Trafton won the Olympic women's discus throw gold medal.

Kenyan Jelimo -  women's 800m      

Kenyan Pamela Jelimo clocked 1:54.87 to win the Olympic women's 800m gold medal.

Insinbaeva -  women's pole vault gold    

Russia's Elena Insinbaeva retained the women's pole vault gold.

Brimin Kiprop Kipruto -  men's 3000m steeplechase gold    

Brimin Kiprop Kipruto of Kenya won the men's 3000m steeplechase gold medal.

Irving Saladino - Long Ump  gold    

Irving Saladino became on Monday evening the national hero for Panama by winning his country's first Olympic gold medal.

U.S. runner Taylor -  men's 400m hurdles gold

U.S. runner Angelo Taylor claimed the men's 400-meter hurdles title in 47.25 seconds.

Kenyan Wansiru -  men's marathon in Olympic record  
    Samuel Kamau Wansiru won the men's marathon.

Tia Hellebaut - women's high jump  

    Tia Hellebaut of Belgium won the women's high jump final with 2.05 metres.

U.S. storms to 4x400m relay win with new Olympic record    

    The U.S. quartet won the men's 4x400 meters relay gold medal with a new Olympic record.

Richards leads U.S. to women's 4x400m relay win  

    Sanya Richards made a thrilling comeback from behind to anchor the win for the United States in the women's 4x400 meters relay.

Andreas Thorkildsen -  men's javelin throw gold

    Norway's Andreas Thorkildsen won the men's javelin throw gold medal.

Bekele completes gold double by winning men's 5000m

    Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele, the double 10,000 meters Olympic gold winner, won his second Olympic gold in Beijing and third in total after easily taking the 5000m race.

Kenya's Langat -  women's 1500m gold

    Kenya's Nancy Jebet Langat won the women's 1500 meters gold medal.

Kenya's Wilfred Bungei -  Olympic men's 800m gold

Kenya's Wilfred Bungei won the Olympic gold medal in the men's 800m race. Bungei finished the race in a fastest time of 1 minute 44.65 seconds.

Bolt led Jamaica to 4x100m relay gold

Two sprint gold medals winner Usain Bolt led Jamaica to the men's 4x100 meters win with a new world record.

Russia -  women's 4X100m relay gold

Russia scored a surprise win in thewomen's 4x100 meters relay.

American Clay -  men's decathlon gold

Bryan Clay of the United States won the men's decathlon gold.

Ethiopia's Dibaba - women's 5,000 meters gold medal

Ethiopia's Tirunesh Dibaba won her second gold medal at the Beijing Olympics as she took the women's 5,000 meters gold medal.

Alex Schwazer - 50 km walk  gold medal

Italian Alex Schwazer won his country's first athletics gold medal at the Beijing Olympics by claiming the men's 50km walk title.

Brazil's Maggi -  women's long jump gold

Brazil's Maurren Maggi won the women's long jump gold medal.

Hooker of Australia -  men's pole vault gold

Steve Hooker from Australia claimed the men's pole vault title with the result of 5.96 meters.

Russian Olga Kaniskina -  women's 20km walk gold

Olga Kaniskina of Russia claimed the title of women's 20-kilometer walk race.

Jamaica's Campbell-Brown -  women's 200m gold

Jamaica's Veronica Campbell-Brown won the gold medal of the women's 200 meters.

Cuba's Robles -  men's 110m hurdles gold

Cuba's world record holder Dayron Robles won the men's 110 meters hurdles gold medal.

Portuguese Evora -  men's triple jump gold

Portugal's Nelson Evora flew 17.67 meters to win the Olympic men's triple jump gold medal.

Czech's Spotakova  -  gold in women's javelin throw

Spotakova of Czeck won the gold medal in women's javelin throw with a throw of 71.42 meters

Bolt breaks 200m world record against headwind

The Olympic men's 100 meters gold medalist Usain Bolt broke the men's 200m world record in19.30 seconds.

Belarusian Miankova -  women's hammar throw gold

Aksana Miankova of Belarus won the gold medal of women's hammer throw  with a new Olympic record of 76.34 meters.

Jamaican Walker - women's 400m hurdles gold

Jamaica's Melaine Walker clocked 52.62 seconds to win the women's 400m hurdles.

Russian Silnov - men's high jump gold

Russian Silnov claimed the men's high jump title with the final result 2.36 meters.

Estonia's Kanter -  men's discus throw gold

Estonia's Gerd Kanter won the men'sdiscus throw gold.

Bahrain's Ramzi -  men's 1,500m gold

Rashid Ramzi of Bahrain won the Olympic men's 1,500m gold medal in a time of 3:32.94.

Britain's Ohuruogu -  women's 400m gold medal

Britain's Christine Ohuruogu captured the gold medal of the women's 400 meters in 49.62 seconds.

American Happer -  women's 100m hurdles

American Dawn Happer clocked 12.54 seconds to win the women's 100m hurdles gold medal.

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