2008 Beijing Summer Olympics - Usain Bolt's legs put on just as much of a show at the 2008 Olympics as his ego. His salute after the 4x100-metre relay is the image of his career.

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Jamaica's Usain Bolt celebrates winning his third gold medal after the final for the men's relay during the athletics competitions in the National Stadium at the Beijing 2008 Olympics.

In 2008, at the Beijing Summer Olympics, Michael Phelps broke an Olympic record and became the most decorated gold medalist in history. Phelps won eight gold medals at the Beijing Olympics, resulting in an astonishing 19 gold medals throughout his Olympic career. Phelps is now a swimming legend with a record extremely difficult to beat.  http://sports.espn.go.com/oly/summer08/columns/story?id=3539386  (Courtney Petersen)

Phelps sets Olympic record with 19th medal

Michael Phelps - Olympic Medal - Most Decorated Olympian - London 2012 - Meter Freestyle Relay

Olympic Measurements  Submitted by Carla from http://www.everythingpreschool.com/themes/olympics/science.htm.   Show your children how amazing the olympic records really are. Let them mark off how far the Long jumpers jump, divers dive, etc.

Olympic Measurements Submitted by Carla from http://www.everythingpreschool.com/themes/olympics/science.htm. Show your children how amazing the olympic records really are. Let them mark off how far the Long jumpers jump, divers dive, etc.

Michael Fred Phelps III, an American former competitive swimmer decorated Olympian of all time, total of 28 medals. Phelps holds the all-time records for Olympic gold medals individual events.  He has eight gold medals at the 2008 Beijing Games. As a American swimmer Mark Spitz's 1972 record of seven first-place finished at any single Olympic Games. In 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Phelps won four gold and two silver medals, and at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Michael Fred Phelps III, an American former competitive swimmer decorated Olympian of all time, total of 28 medals. Phelps holds the all-time records for Olympic gold medals individual events. He has eight gold medals at the 2008 Beijing Games. As a American swimmer Mark Spitz's 1972 record of seven first-place finished at any single Olympic Games. In 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Phelps won four gold and two silver medals, and at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

The 1952 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XV Olympiad, were an international multi-sport event held in Helsinki, Finland in 1952. Helsinki had been earlier selected to host the 1940 Summer Olympics, which were cancelled due to World War II. It had been the Olympic Games at which the most number of world records were broken, until surpassed by the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.The Soviet Union, the People's Republic of China, and Israel made their Olympic debuts in…

Relive the moments that went down in history from the Helsinki 1952 Summer Olympics. Access official videos, results, sport and athlete records.

Usain Bolt of Jamaica setting the world record in the 200M final at the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics.  Check out more great Olympic Shots in this free chapter from Visual Stories by Vincent LaForet

Usain Bolt of Jamaica setting the world record in the final at the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics. Check out more great Olympic Shots in this free chapter from Visual Stories by Vincent LaForet

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Michael Phelps: The Inside Story of the Beijing Summer Olympics Games • NEW DVD

Swimmer shattered the record for winning the most gold medals at the Beijing This program recalls how won eight gold medals in the National Aquatics Center (also known as the Water Cube), and also talks to him about his stunning achievements in the pool.

Sgt. Vincent Hancock is the first-ever skeet shooter to win consecutive Olympic titles, according to the Associated Press. After an unexpected victory in Beijing in 2008, the 23-year-old went on to claim his second gold in London, and set an Olympic record for his score of 123 in the qualifying round.

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Usain Bolt roared away from the field to defend his gold medal in the 100m with a blazing, Olympic record 9.63 seconds.

Bolt dashes to 100m gold with Olympic-record 9.63

Jamaica's Usain Bolt crosses the finish line to win gold in the men's final during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium. Bolt broke the Olympic record he set at the 2008 Beijing Games by posting a time of seconds.

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt is arguably the fastest man in the world, winning three gold medals at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China, and becoming the first man in Olympic history to win both the 100-meter and 200-meter races in record times. Bolt won his fourth Olympic gold medal in the men's 100-meter race at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, in 9.63 seconds, a new Olympic record.

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt is arguably the fastest man in the world, winning…

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