Facts and figures: Props employed at Beijing Olympics closing ceremony_English_Xinhua

Facts and figures: Props employed at Beijing Olympics closing ceremony_English_Xinhua

Abhinav Bindra is the current World and Olympic champion in the 10 m Air Rifle event.    He is the first Indian to win an individual gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.    It was India's first gold medal since 1980, when the Men's Field Hockey Team won the gold.

Abhinav Bindra is the current World and Olympic champion in the 10 m Air Rifle event. He is the first Indian to win an individual gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. It was India's first gold medal since 1980, when the Men's Field Hockey Team won the gold.

Olympic Facts - Mark Spitz & Michael Phelps By http://ift.tt/2aSgwB4 Guevara Onofre   Did you know that...   Mark Spitz competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics where he was one of the favorites to win 5 gold medals.Unfortunately he won only two gold medals.Under the direction of James Counsilman Mark trained very hard for the Olympics in West Germany.   Like Rachel Carson (environmentalist) Leon Uris (writer) Billie Holiday ( singer) Goldie Hwan (actress) Toni Braxton (singer) Frank Zappa…

Olympic Facts - Mark Spitz & Michael Phelps By http://ift.tt/2aSgwB4 Guevara Onofre Did you know that... Mark Spitz competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics where he was one of the favorites to win 5 gold medals.Unfortunately he won only two gold medals.Under the direction of James Counsilman Mark trained very hard for the Olympics in West Germany. Like Rachel Carson (environmentalist) Leon Uris (writer) Billie Holiday ( singer) Goldie Hwan (actress) Toni Braxton (singer) Frank Zappa…

Boxer Vijender Singh - is the first ever winner from India of an Olympic medal in Boxing. The Beijing Olympics was a turning point in his life. More sports facts - http://mocomi.com/learn/culture/famous-people/sports/

Boxer Vijender Singh - is the first ever winner from India of an Olympic medal in Boxing. The Beijing Olympics was a turning point in his life. More sports facts - http://mocomi.com/learn/culture/famous-people/sports/

2008 Beijing Olympics Mascots - from the Official Website of the Beijing Olympic Games

2008 Beijing Olympics Mascots - from the Official Website of the Beijing Olympic Games

www.504Blog.com Fact about us at Mercantile Capital Corporation: we love the Olympics. The pageantry of the games and the world-class athletic competition are so much fun to watch. Here’s another fun fact: right before the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, w  Exercises to lose weight http://www.joggingtoloseweight.org

www.504Blog.com Fact about us at Mercantile Capital Corporation: we love the Olympics. The pageantry of the games and the world-class athletic competition are so much fun to watch. Here’s another fun fact: right before the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, w Exercises to lose weight http://www.joggingtoloseweight.org

Basketball, while not as big as soccer, is also popular in Spain. After giving the stacked United States team a run from their money in the 2008 Beijing Olympics gold medal game, many people realized that basketball was good there. Many children also play basketball. Due to the fact that coaches have to get certified, the coaching is also usually good. Many people consider Spain to have the best basketball in Europe, which was backed by their Olympic performance.

Basketball, while not as big as soccer, is also popular in Spain. After giving the stacked United States team a run from their money in the 2008 Beijing Olympics gold medal game, many people realized that basketball was good there. Many children also play basketball. Due to the fact that coaches have to get certified, the coaching is also usually good. Many people consider Spain to have the best basketball in Europe, which was backed by their Olympic performance.

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