Day 8 Results of the XXIX Summer Olympics

By Epoch Times Staff
Epoch Times Staff
Epoch Times Staff
August 16, 2008 Updated: October 1, 2015
XXIX Summer Olympics
XXIX Summer Olympics

New Zealand twins Caroline and Georgina Evers-Swindell have won the women's rowing double sculls gold medal at the Beijing Olympics.

Australian scullers Scott Brennan and David Crawshay today won Australia's second rowing gold medal of the Beijing Olympics.

The pair won the men's double sculls, following the gold medal performance of Drew Ginn and Duncan Free in the men's pair 40 minutes earlier.

Bulgaria's Rumyana Neykova has won the women's single scull at the Beijing Olympics rowing competition.

Norway's Olaf Tufte has produced a storming finish to win the men's single sculls at the Beijing Olympics rowing competition.

Track & Field

        Jamaica         Usain Bolt     9.85WR GOLD
        United States         Walter Dix            SILVER
        Trinidad and Tobago Marc Burns         BRONZE

Women's Shot put

        New Zealand     Valerie Vili          GOLD
        Belarus     Natallia Mikhnevich  SILVER    
        Belarus     Nadzeya Ostapchuk    BRONZE

Basketball

        Lithuania     86  Croatia     73
        Argentina     97  Iran     82

Swimming

Men's Individual Pursuit 4000m

        Great Britain     Bradley Wiggins     4:16.977 GOLD
        New Zealand     Hayden Roulston     4:19.611 SILVER
        Great Britain     Steven Burke             4:20.947 BRONZE

Men's Keirin

        Great Britain      Chris Hoy            GOLD    
        Great Britain      Ross Edgar           SILVER
        Japan              Kiyofumi Nagai       BRONZE

Men's Points Race

        Spain              Joan Llaneras           GOLD
        Germany      Roger Kluge           SILVER     
        Great Britain    Chris Newton         BRONZE
     
Handball

Women's Team Foil

        Russia           GOLD
        United States    SILVER
        Italy            BRONZE

      
     

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