2008 Beijing Olympic Games
Truly Exceptional !
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08-24 ∙ 08 ∙ 2008
One World One Dream
2008 Beijing Olympic Games - Opening Extravaganza
As a Chinese, I am extremely proud in writing about our truly exceptional Beijing Olympics.
I receive this congratulation note from our CEO to all Chinese staff:
Congratulations to you all on the outstanding success of the Beijing Olympics. The rest of the world watched on in awe - at the exciting venues, the delightful and friendly hosting, the wonderful opening and closing ceremonies - and the extraordinarily smooth running of such a large and complex event. The world is also in awe at China's remarkable sporting performance ! You should all be very proud. Well done! August 25, 2008
The 2008 Beijing Olympic Games is one of the most successful in history. It is a Green Olympic, a Technology Olympic and a People's Olympic. I am extremely proud that Chinese had turn our Olympic dream true.
It is successful in a way that there is zero complaint and zero demonstration - in all of the venues including Beijing, Hong Kong and the other cities. I am sure this is a very memorable event for everybody and every Chinese.
Following boxer ZHANG Xiaoping winning the 51st gold medal, China achieved a total of 100 medals, including 51 gold, 21 silver and 28 bronze in the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.
2008 Beijing Olympic Games - Associated Cities
Beijing is the host city of the 2008 Summer Olympics. There are six other cities to co-host the Olympic Games.
A beautiful coastal city in the Shandong Province. Its new International Sailing Center and Qingdao International Yacht Club will host the Olympic Sailing Regatta. Sailing lovers from all over the world should pay extra attention to Qingdao.
Hong Kong (Equestrian)
A sub-tropical island situated at China's south-eastern coastline. Hong Kong has world-class equine facilities as well as long history on horse management, is the ideal place to host the equestrian events.
Hong Kong travel.
Qinhuangdao (Football preliminary)
Named after Emperor Qin Shi Huang of the Qin Dynasty, Qinhuangdao is a coastal city at Hebei Province with a busy port and a seaside resort. The football games will take place in the newly constructed Qinhuangdao Olympic Center Stadium.
Shanghai (Football preliminary)
There are nine football matches to be taken place in the Shanghai Stadium and the Hongkou stadium. The Shanghai Stadium with 55,000 seats will be renovated to fulfil all needs.
Shenyang (Football preliminary)
This city is in the Lianoing Province, nearby the coastal city Dalian. Football fans from all over the world also can go to the coast for vacation. The football matches will take place in Shenyang’s Wulihe Stadium.
Tianjin (Football preliminary)
An extremely mordernized city and a big port at the Yangtze River. The football games will take place in the newly built Tianjin Olympic Stadium that will seat 60,000 spectators.
Bei Jing Huan Ying Ni
Beijing Welcomes You!
Welcome to Beijing!
The five little children, what we call Fuwa, are named after the Chinese pronunciation of ‘Beijing Welcomes You’. Their names are Bei Bei, Jing Jing, Huan Huan, Ying Ying & Ni Ni.
They carry a message of friendship and peace - and good wishes from China - to children all over the world.
to learn more about their designs and associated stories.
2008 Beijing Olympics
Summary of China's Remarkable Results
|Sports ||Gold ||Silver||Bronze
|| Badminton || 3|| 2|| 3
||Beach volleyball ||0||1||1
|| Boxing || 2|| 1|| 1
||Canoe/Kayak Flatwater ||1||0||0
|| Cycling Track || 0|| 0|| 1
|| Fencing || 1|| 1|| 0
||Field Hockey ||0||1||0
|| Artistic Gymnastics || 9|| 1|| 4
||Rhythmic Gymnastics ||0||1||0
|| Trampoline || 2|| 0|| 1
|| Rowing || 1|| 1|| 0
|| Shooting || 5|| 2|| 1
|| Synchronized Swimming || 0|| 0|| 1
||Table Tennis ||4||2||2
|| Taekwondo || 1|| 0|| 1
|| Track & Field || 0|| 0|| 2
|| Weightlifting || 8|| 1|| 0
||Wrestling Freestyle ||1||1||0
|| Wriestling Greco-Roman || 0|| 1|| 0
Chinese Olympic Records / World Records
Chinese Olympic Champions
2008 Beijing Olympics Official Website
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