Questions and answers

Who won the 2008 Beijing Olympics?

Who won the 2008 Beijing Olympics?

Michael Phelps of the United States won his seventh gold medal of the Beijing Games in the 100-metre butterfly event to tie Mark Spitz’s Olympic record. Phelps won the race by 0.01 second.

How many gold medals did Team GB win at the 2008 Beijing Olympics?

Great Britain’s medallists from the 2008 Beijing Olympics. 19 golds, 13 silvers, 15 bronzes.

Who has won gold medal in Beijing Olympic 2008 and in which discipline?

Shri Abhinav Bindra (in Centre) with Gold Medal Indian Shooter Shri Abhinav Bindra created history by winning India’s first ever Olympic Gold Medal in an individual event. Shri Bindra defeated China’s Zhu Qinan, Gold Medalist of Athens 2004, in the finals of 10 meters Air Rifle by scoring 700.5 points for the title.

Which country has the most gold medals in 2008?

2008 Summer Olympics Medals – Totals by Country

Total Medals by Country
Country Gold Total
United States 36 110
China 51 100
Russia 23 72

What do the 5 rings on the Olympic flag mean?

“The Olympic flag has a white background, with five interlaced rings in the centre: blue, yellow, black, green and red. This design is symbolic; it represents the five continents of the world, united by Olympism, while the six colours are those that appear on all the national flags of the world at the present time.”

What happened at the 2008 Beijing Olympics?

On 10 April 2008, China announced that it had foiled a plot against the games by Uyghur separatists in Xinjiang. According to the Chinese security ministry, separatists planned suicide bomb attacks on Chinese cities and kidnappings in Beijing to disrupt the Olympic Games.

Who has the least Olympic medals?

San Marino becomes the smallest country to win an Olympic medal.

  • TOKYO — San Marino waited 61 years for its first Olympic medal, which came on Thursday.
  • In 2012, it seemed as if the tiny land had finally struck silver or bronze.