Printer Friendly
The Free Library
22,725,466 articles and books

Olympics: Medalists at Beijing Olympics.



BEIJING, Aug. 13 Kyodo

Medalists at the Beijing Olympics on Wednesday:

*

CYCLING

Women's road, time trial

Gold - Kristin Armstrong Kristin Armstrong (born August 11, 1973) is a professional road bicycle racer. She rides for Team Lipton in women's elite professional events on the National Racing Calendar (NRC) and UCI Women's World Cup.  (U.S.) 34 minutes, 51.72 seconds

Silver - Emma Pooley (Britain) 35:16.01

Bronze - Karin Thurig (Switzerland) 35:50.99

-----

DIVING

Women's synchronized 3-meter springboard

Gold - Wang Feng and Qin Kai Qin Kai (Chinese: 秦开), was a general of the state of Yan during the Warring States Period of China. He was once sent by Yan to Donghu as Hostage. Later, He returned to Yan. In around 300 BC, He defeated the Donghu and conquered the Liaodong Peninsula.  (China) 469.08 points

Silver - Dmitry Sautin and Yuriy Kunakov (Russia) 421.98

Bronze - Illya Kvasha and Oleksiy Prygorov (Ukraine) 415.05

-----

GYMNASTICS

Women's team

Gold - China (Cheng Fei
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Cheng.


Cheng Fei (Simplified Chinese: 程菲) is a Chinese gymnast, reportedly born on May 28, 1988 in Huangshi, Hubei Province.
, Deng Linlin, He Kexin, Jiang Yuyuan, Li Shanshan, Yang Yilin) 188.900 points

Silver - United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area.   186.525

Bronze - Romania 181.525

-----

SHOOTING

Women's 25-meter pistol

Gold - Chen Ying (China) 793.4 points

Silver -Gundegmaa Otryad (Mongolia) 792.2

Bronze - Munkhbayar Dorjsuren (Germany) 789.2

-----

SWIMMING

Women's 200-meter freestyle

Gold - Federica Pellegrini (Italy) 1 minute, 54.82 seconds (world record)

Silver - Sara Isakovic (Slovenia) 1:54.97

Bronze - Pang Jiaying (China) 1:55.05

Men's 200-meter butterfly

Gold - Michael Phelps (U.S.) 1:52.03 (world record)

Silver - Laszlo Cseh (Hungary) 1:52.70

Bronze - Takeshi Matsuda (Japan) 1:52.97

Women's 200-meter individual medley

Gold - Stephanie Rice (Australia) 2:08.45 (world record)

Silver - Kirsty Coventry (Zimbabwe) 2:08.59

Bronze - Natalie Coughlin (U.S.) 2:10.34

Men's 4x200-meter freestyle relay

Gold - United States (Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte, Ricky Berens, Peter Vanderkaay) 6:58.56 (world record)

Silver - Russia 7:03.70

Bronze - Australia 7:04.98

*
COPYRIGHT 2008 Kyodo News International, Inc.
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2008 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

 Reader Opinion

Title:

Comment:



 

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:Asian Economic News
Date:Aug 18, 2008
Words:239
Previous Article:2ND LD: Olympics: Medalists at Beijing Olympics.
Next Article:Olympics: Japan win team openers in table tennis.

Terms of use | Copyright © 2014 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters